Guianas Travel Guide
The coastal region of Guyana is dominated by a mix of Calypso music, Hindu temples and Demerara sugar. Travel inland to remote rainforests, wildlife-rich savannahs and isolated ranches. Suriname also has an intriguing combination of Dutch, Asian and African, influencing culture, food and street life.
Guyane is an overseas department of France, with a famous former penal colony on Iles du Salut, a European space programme at Kourou and jungle adventure. Use this Guianas travel guide to this trio of countries where coffee and croissants are served and the prices are more than Parisian.
|Guianas Travel Guide Highlights|
Explore Guyana's appealing tropical capital.
Fine Dutch colonial buildings in Suriname's capital.
The Potaro river dives 228 m off the edge of the jungle in Guyana.
Central Suriname Nature Reserve
A protected rainforest region on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Rainforest in Guyana with a 33 m-high canopy walkway.
A famous European space centre in Guyane.
Vast grassland region in Guyana rich in wildlife.
Iles du Salut
Guyane's notorious former penal colony.