Guadeloupe – Trois-Rivières (Twarivyè)

Trois-Rivieres is located to the south of Basse-Terre and faces the Saintes islands 10km (6 miles) to the south. If you want to reach Les Saintes, which is also part of Guadeloupe, it will take you 45 minutes by boat from here.

Due to its geographical location, Trois-Rivieres was one of the regions where the first pre-Columbian civilizations settled. In fact, several signs of the presence of men were found in this place and evidence is found in the Parc des Roches Gravées.

As its name suggests, there are actually three rivers that cross this municipality. The land is fertile and agriculture has evolved over the years. Today, there are many banana trees. The Maison de la Banane can be visited in this region to improve your knowledge of the subject.

The place of worship in the center of the city is dominant and striking with its flat facade devoid of relief or columns.  Its mini portico and its huge bull’s eye shows the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption solidly built after having been destroyed 5 times.

The town hall also seems rather large for the 9000 inhabitants.

Grande Anse beach attracts attention with its strong waves. Not to be confused with the beach of the same name in Deshaies which is quite different.

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