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Departement Guiana - Frans Guiana - Guyane

Overzees departement van Frankrijk aan de noordkust van Zuid-Amerika. Behoort dus tot de Europese Unie.

Steden in Frans Guyana: Apatou, Dégrad des Cannes, Iracoubo, Kourou, Macouria, Mana, Maripasoula, Matoury, Montsinéry-Tonnegrande, Papaïchton, Rémire-Montjoly, Roura, Saint-Georges, Saint-Laurel du Maroni, Saül, St. Georges de l'Oyapock

Hoofdstad van Frans Guyana: Cayenne

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Autoverhuur in Frans Guyana

Blauw vierkantje - illu   -  huurauto Frans Guyana [ Cayenne ]

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Hotels in Frans Guyana

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Nationaal Park

 Nourages Nature Reserve
This nature reserve is around 60 miles from the Atlantic coast, stretching over the towns of Roura and Régina . The reserve is centered around a 400-m² inselberg and is renowned for the diversity of the scenery and for its luxuriant flora. The wildlife here includes macaws, large rodents, monkeys, iguanas and a few rare species such as the orange-breasted falcon and the cock of the rock.

Reisbureau / Reisorganisatie

 Couleurs Amazone based at 2, bis avenue Pasteur - 97300 Cayenne
 GuyanEspace Voyages based at Kourou
Des forfaits touristiques, spécialement conçus par des pionniers de l'aventure spatiale européenne et des spécialistes de la Guyane française. Le tourisme mêlant la haute technologie et la découverte des facettes multiples de l'écologie, de l'ethnologie. L'aventure et l'exploration dans les conditions optimales de confort, de qualité et de sécurité.
 Takari Tour  -  Aventure et découvertes en Guyane

Reisgidsen Frans Guynana / Reisliteratuur

 Bruna  -   

Vervoer / Hoe kom ik in Frans Guyana

Frans Guayna grenst in het westen aan Suriname en verder aan Brazilië.

 Luchthaven Cayenne - Cayenne Rochambeau Airport

 KLM / Air France  -  Vliegen naae Cayenne

 Losse vliegtickets Frans Guyana / Goedkoop vliegen naar Frans Guyana
Diverse aanbieders, prijsvergelijking vliegtickets naar Frans Guyana mogelijk.

 Landkaart Frans Guyana [ Uni Texas  -  Perry-Castañeda Bibliotheek  -  Map Collection ]

Links / Verwijzingen

 Comité du tourisme de la Guyane
12 rue Lalouette - BP 801 - 97300 Cayenne

 Overheid van Frans Guyana  -  Préfecture de la Guyana 

 Cayenne  -  hoofdstad van Frans Guayna
Cayenne was tussen 1852 en 1948 een Franse strafkolonie.

 Dégrad des Cannes [ Grenze Suriname ]
The town of Iracoubo, created at the beginning of the 19th century, became famous thanks to the arrival of Father Prosper Raffray. He was to be the man behind the church, which was painted entirely by hand by a convict whose name has gone down in history, Huguet. An absolute must to see or do: The Church of Saint-Joseph - The Amerindian village of Bellevue - Bathing in Morpio Creek
 Saint-Laurel du Maroni  -  Ville de Saint-Laurent du Maroni - Guyane Franaise [ l'Ouest Guyanais ]
 St. Georges de l'Oyapock

 Duivelseiland  -  Isles du Salut
Ten miles off the coast of Kourou, lies a small archipelago consisting of Ile Royale, Ile Saint Joseph and Ile du Diable, or Devil's Island, where the Penal Colony was set up in 1852.
Over time, this prison, set on islands of lush vegetation, surrounded by an emerald sea, came to be one of the most famous in the world, with famous convicts such as the Captain Dreyfus, Seznec or Papillon. It has now been transformed into an enchanting area for walking among the vestiges of the prison or swimming in the crystal clear water. The îles du Salut are also a favorite among game fishing lovers.
 Hattes Beach
The Beaches of les Hattes and Montjoly are undoubtedly the ideal spots to watch the Leatherback Turtle. From April to July, these huge sea creatures, that can reach up to 6 feet in length and can weigh up to 1,500 lbs., can be seen laying eggs. From August to October, the beaches are the scene for the moving sight of the birth of these thousands of turtles that one day will come back to lay their own eggs on one of these beaches....
 Maroni River
This river, which separates Surinam from French Guiana, runs through some magnificent scenery on its 330 -mile journey, via a series of rapids. The river runs through a number of picturesque villages, such as Apatou, Grand Santi and Papaichton, where the ancestral peoples, such as the Noirs Marrons and the Maroni Amerindians still live.
 Mount Favard
This wonderful setting, 40 m south-east of Cayenne, near the Kaw Swamps, has kept the traces of French Guiana's first inhabitants, the Arawak and Carib Indians. This footpath is the ideal way of exploring and discovering the mysteries of this pre-Columbian period.
The ruins of the Favard House, with its mill and its sugar cane boiler, are a reminder of the colonial past of this region, where sugar cane, cocoa beans and coffee were grown. An exact copy of this rock carving made out of synthetic resin can be admired on the ground floor of the French Guiana Tourist Board in Cayenne.
 Oyapock basin
As you travel the river that separates French Guiana from Brazil, you will discover a fascinating region. This magnificent river has some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the whole territory.
Ten miles from the town of Saint Georges, which marks the border with Brazil, the Maripa Falls form one of the most beautiful natural sites in French Guiana.
It can be reached by a track or by canoe and you can spend the night there before beginning a trip up the Oyapock to discover the Amerindian villages that line the river.
Who knows, maybe you will stumble across the mythical city of Eldorado, that one legend says marks the source of the Oyapock

 Arianespace  -  ruimtevaart in Frans Guyana
 Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales [ CNES ]  -  Frans ruimtevaart Agentschap 
 Ruimtevaartcentrum  -  French Guiana Space Center  -  lanceringen, exposities etc.
The Space Port of Europe in Kourou offers free 4-hour long guided tours that include: a film that tells the history of the Space Center, a visit to the Jupiter control center, the whole of a launch of Ariane 4 and the even more powerful Ariane 5.
Watching Ariane from launch pad to orbit is an unforgettable experience. Come to one of the observation points set at a distance of 3 and 4.5 miles and play a part in man's conquest of space [ Raketbasis van de Europese Ruimtevaartorganisatie ].
 Voetbalbond Guyane 

Cuisine  -  Guyaanse keuken

French Guyanese gastronomy is a fabulous and audacious blend of the traditions of several continents. Its eloquent richness will delight any palate in search of exotic delights.
The generous sea and the territory's many rivers mean that you will not leave French Guiana without having tasted, in a court-bouillon, blaffed or grilled, a wide variety of fish such as red snapper, weakfish, machoiran, grouper or shark, not forgetting seafood, giant prawns or crabs.
The forest also provides Guyanese cuisine with riches, and there are many dishes with game such as collared peccary, white-lipped peccary, paca, tapir or agouti, eaten as a fricassee and accompanied by rice, couac, roasted manioc and kidney beans.
The huge variety and abundance of fruit, pineapples, mangoes, papayas, rambutans and bananas, also contribute to the specificity of the Guyanese relaxed rhythm of life.

Geschiedenis van Frans Guyana

In January 1500, two years after Christopher Columbus' famous journey, Vincent Pinson became the first person to explore French Guiana. Around 1643, in their search for Eldorado, companies such as France Equinoxiale and Cap Nord began the colonization of French Guiana.

Colonization: in 1644, Governor Poncet de Brétigny set up a fort on the highest hill in Cayenne, which he named Cépérou, after a Galibi Indian chief.

Gold and the penal colony: in the 17th century, what is now French Guiana saw influxes of French, Spanish, English and Dutch, all eager to search for the mythical Eldorado.

In 1852, in order to be able to close down the prisons in Toulon, Brest and Rochefort, France decided to make Guiana a penal administration. Over 80,000 prisoners arrived in French Guiana over the years, from the Transportation Camp to the Iles du Salut. Among them were Dreyfus, Papillon and Seznec.

 Geschiedenis Frans Guyana  -  Wikipedia

 Franconie Museum
The Franconie Museum, the cultural heart of French Guiana, is located in Cayenne in a beautiful Creole house that is now a listed building. Everything that Guyanese heritage has to offer is on display here, be it cultural, artistic or natural. It is an essential visit for anybody wishing to understand the charm of French Guiana.
Museum of Guyanese Cultures
The Museum of Guyanese Cultures, set in a pretty traditional house in Cayenne, is the centerpiece of Guyanese heritage. The exhibits and the resource center retrace the history and culture of Guyanese society.

Muziek en cultuur

 Carnaval de Guyane  -  Fédération des Festivals et Carnavals de Guyane
 Fordayute  -  le journal des antilles et des antillais
Info over Guadeloupe, Martinique en Guyana


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