A mosaic of peoples and cultures.
Long seen as “l’île du Duable”, French Guiana offers a different kind of visit today, on these almost impenetrable virgin lands: canoeing in the Kaw marshes, the Kourou space center, Ile du Salut, a visit to the “Petit Paris” of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, before heading off to Saül, a hiker’s paradise…
Some words and expressions in the language
As French Guiana is an overseas region of France, Guyanese people speak French. But you can still learn a few Creole essentials!
Area: 83 534 km²
3.2 inhabitants /km2
Up-to-date and compulsory vaccinations :
French citizens must present an identity card or passport valid for up to 6 months after the date of return.