Pointe-a-Pitre is the largest city of Guadeloupe, overseas region and departement of France situated in the Lesser Antilles, of which it's a sous-préfecture, being the seat of Arrondissement of Pointe-a-Pitre. Although Pointe A Pitre is not the administrative capital of Guadeloupe (that distinction goes to Basse-Terre), it's nonetheless region's economic capital and largest city. In 1999 it had a population of 171,770 inhabitants in its urban area, of whom 17,540 lived in the city of Pointe-a-Pitre proper. The inhabitants are often called "Pointois".
Guadeloupe's main international airport, Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport, is situated 3 km (1.9 miles) north of downtown Pointe-a-Pitre in the commune of Les Abymes. The city is the commercial capital of Guadeloupe, and serves as the main port of call for passengers and cargo alike. The main seaport is Port de Jarry located across Bay of Cul-de-Sac Marin in the commune of Baie-Mahault. It features one of the biggest container terminals in Eastern Caribbean with a 600m long quay. The main exports include food crops (cocoa, coffee, sugar, bananas), animal products (milk, yogurt, beef) and manufactured goods (textiles, medicines and refined petroleum).
Highlights: Windward Island, Point-a-Pitre, Carbet Falls
The Pointe-a-Pitre cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Pointe-a-Pitre, Grande-Terre Island, Guadeloupe.
If you lose the Pointe-a-Pitre location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Pointe-a-Pitre cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Pointe-a-Pitre, Grande-Terre Island, Guadeloupe. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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24 October, 2016
31 October, 2016