Happening now in France

Not to be

Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.

Things to do


Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

Food specialities in Guadeloupe

Local products

  • Tropical fruit

Savoury food

  • Fish cooked with lime juice on a barbecue (Vivaneau, shark, marlin)
  • Lobster and ouassou (a kind of springwater shrimp)
  • Stuffed earthly crabs
  • Chicken or lamb cari (dish based on massala)
  • Calalou (mashed vegetables)
  • Féroce (mixture of cod and “avocat”)
  • Bébélé (traditional dish in Marie-Galante inspired by African tradition)


  • Rum, rum based cocktails and especially Ti-Punch (rum, lime and cane sugar traditional cocktail)