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Located on an island of the same name, the town of Basse-Terre serves as a base for rural adventures, while having a lot of appeal on its own terms. The coastal town acts as the department's administrative capital, meaning a wealth of governmental buildings, both old and new, highlight the colorful town. The island's dramatic landscape of peaks and rainforests, secluded beaches and coral reefs can be easily explored when on holiday in Basse-Terre, with many of the department's natural highlights located close by. Basse-Terre is in Basse-Terre Island. Put Basse-Terre at the heart of your travel plans by using our Guadeloupe day trip website .
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