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      Les Saintes Information
A cluster of islands among the French foreign department of Guadeloupe is Les Saintes. Les Saintes is situated nearly 15 km to the southwest of Guadeloupe to the Lesser Antilles. The total land area of the region is about 12.8 kmē or 4.9 sq. miles. Terre-de-Haut Island and Terre-de-Bas Island are the two main islands of Les Saintes apart from six small islands. Les Saintes was noticed by Christopher Columbus on All Saints day. He named it as Los Santos. From 1816 Les Saintes is ruled by the French. Les Saintes stands in the third position as attractive inlet in the world. The citizens of the islands are recognized as Saintois or Saintoise. From the past they are expert fishermen.

      Les Saintes Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The culture of Les Saintes is mainly influenced by the artists whose works reveal the archipelago's manner. Les Saintes is the house of status for Caribbean's prominent fishermen and the exquisiteness of the islands' multicolored scenic views. The local citizens are majorly recognized as Saintoise. The larger parts of the inhabitants are Whites. The culture of Les Saintes has pressurized by that of Breton. The respect of the Santoise populace for environment can be maken out by the way of guarding the stunning iguanas and small goats that travel over the island of Terre-de-Haut. The houses in Les Saintes are small red roofed, round the inlet among Mouillage quarter and Fonds Cure Cove. Beaches here are very outstanding. The beach at Pont Pierre, also called as Pompierre is very trendy. The peak point is le Chameau at 308m. There are two attractive Forts in Les Saintes. They are Fort Josephine on Ilet a Cabrit, and Fort Napoleon on Terre de Haut. Museum is also well liked by the visitors. The well attracted recreational activities are snorkeling, boating and scuba diving.

      Les Saintes Demographics
Les Saintes Total Population - 3,269

      Les Saintes History
In 1493 Christopher Columbus discovered Les Saintes on his journey to New World. It was All Saints day. So the cluster of islands was named as Los Santos. The French modified the name to Les Saintes. The initial colonizers were French. The great naval war of Admirals Rodney and de Grasse held in the channel of Les Saintes in 1782. This war led to British rule for about three decades. In the year 1815 the Treaty of Paris brought the Saint back to the French. Two ports were constructed immediately after the Treaty of Paris. They are Fort Josephine on Ilet a Cabrit, and Fort Napoleon on Terre de Haut. La Fete des Saintes, a two-day festival prominent and held in every August in Terre-de-Haut. This is celebrated very grandly.

      Les Saintes Tourism
The island which has many tourists is Terre-de-Haut. Beaches here are very exceptional. The beach at Pont Pierre, also called as Pompierre is very popular. The peak point is le Chameau at 308m. There are two attractive Forts in Les Saintes. They are Fort Josephine on Ilet a Cabrit, and Fort Napoleon on Terre de Haut. The Fort Napoleon reveals the tactical value of Les Saintes. The museum is included in Fort Napoleon which presents the French view of the crucial sea battle of Les Saintes. Fishing is still a main part in Les Saintes. The Jardin Exotique a barricade which focuses in rising succulents and is incorporated with a wild area for plants to grow. The remains of Fort Josephine are available in Ilet a Cabrit. La Coche, Grand Ilet and Boats land are worth watching it. The beach at Grand Anse is very pleasurable.

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      Les Saintes Transportation
The transportation in Les Saintes is not well developed. Travelling in Les Saintes can be done by foot or by bike. Scooters are available on rent. A small number of taxi-minivans exist to roam around in the island. Regular bicycles and mountain bikes in fine condition are offered on rent basis. Travelling by sea is a good option in Les Saintes. Several ferry services are easily accessible. Charter boats on rent are also available. At present Les Saintes has no frequent planned air service to Les Saintes from Guadeloupe.

      Les Saintes Communes
Terre-de-Bas, Les Saintes, Population - 1,061
Terre-de-Haut, Les Saintes, Population - 3,620

      Les Saintes Geography
Les Saintes comprises of two main islands. They are Terre-de-Haut Island and Terre-de-Bas. The shape of the island of Terra-de-Bas is circle. The island is known for its minor and wealthier flora and fauna than the next island Terre-de-Haut. It is three kilometers from Terre-de-Haut. The shape of the island of Terre-de-Haut is uneven. The surface area of the island is six kilometers elongated and three kilometers broad at its biggest point. The island is known for its provided rough by bays, jagged points and missing volcanoes varying from 40 to 300 meters. The soil of the island is unfertile. The weather of Les Saintes is identical to that of Guadeloupe. It has dry season, humid period and winter season. The average temperature is around 25° C.

      Les Saintes Beaches
Les Saintes is full of astounding beaches. The famous beach of Les Saintes island is Plage Pompierre on Terre-de-Haut. The beach here is known for its quiet waters, exceptional snorkeling and roofed picnic tables. The beach Plage Pompierre is pleasant, extended and broad. The outer edges of the beach are appealing to travel around, with rocks porting all kinds of shell fish. The only draw back of the beach is flooded with goats. Anse de Crawen is the most isolated beach on the island of Les Saintes. There are big rocks and the beach is slender. Les Bois Joli is utilized by the Hotel Bois Joli. Snorkeling is popular here. Pain de Sucre is in fact a large rock that brushwood's up out of the water. There is a slender isthmus that directs up to it, with beaches on both sides. Pain de Sucre is very famous. Anse Galet is an unexceptional beach in the exteriors of Le Bourg. Le Bourg beaches are fine and covered in dust, with tranquil waters confined by Ilet a Carbit immediately offcoast. The fishermen and the ferries make a crowd here. Anse Mire is a beach which is undertaken by the Hotel Le Kanaoa. Plage de Grande-Anse beach water is not preferable for swimming. It has high tides and a coral underneath. Plage de Rodrigue is a beach is profound with the waters being confined. Plage du Figuier is slender. Many of the beaches do not have vendors.

      Les Saintes Economy
Fishing is the key action of Les Saintes's since long time, it is an essential service sector. Because of their daring and "hauls" home fishermen are appreciated all over the Lesser Antilles people.Les Saintes has turn into a prominent place for sightseeing, business and visitor houses have extended, without troubling this archipelago which has remained wild. Agriculture has not at all developed on these dehydrated islands. One institute (INSEE) in Guadeloupe enforced an economic approach to all the proceedings. Economic movement remains relatively less, manifest by strong disparities among Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas. There are around 330 companies in archipelago. Most of the people are employees and paid workers and a minute fraction are of storekeepers and craftsmen. User Les Saintes Comments

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