Are you going to visit Pointe-a-Pitre? Well, you're very lucky because this is one of the most important cities of the island of Guadeloupe. It's located at the junction of the islands Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, in the Caribbean Sea. The main things to see in Pointe-a-Pitre revolve around its natural wealth and its beaches, which are breathtaking to anyone. The beaches of Bas du Fort, Mangrove Beach or Canella Beach are some of the best beaches and attractions in Pointe-à-Pitre found near the city. But across the island you'll find smaller beaches. These beaches are some of the most impressive places to visit in Pointe-a-Pitre. But they're aren't just beaches on this Caribbean island. For example, St. John Perse Street is one of the liveliest in the city. It's a pedestrian street only three blocks long, and is named after a famous islander, a Guadalupe diplomat and Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature in 1960. The street is full of shops and lively terraces which shouldn't be missed among all stuff to do in Pointe-a-Pitre. At the top of the list of what to do in Pointe-a-Pitre today is visit the largest church on the island, the Church of San Pedro and San Pablo. It's located on the Place Gourbeyre. Other very strange Pointe-à-Pitre activities include visiting the many statues, as Frebault monument, the statue of One Hundred Chains, the statue of the Veil or statue of Felix Eboue, all of which are very interesting Pointe-a-Pitre attractions. Almost on the outskirts of the city, crossing the river Salée, there's a fairly large market, the Mercado de San Antonio, which is one of the things to do in Pointe-a-Pitre most valued by tourists. Here you can buy all kinds of souvenirs to remember your trip to Pointe-à-Pitre.