Les Iles du Salut, Kourou

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Visit Les Iles du Salut to learn about the penal colonies that once lived on these islands. Find the remains of old sheds where prisoners lived, punishment cells, and a cemetery for those who once lived here. What remains is generally in ruins, which the surrounding jungle is slowly swallowing. Stroll along the golden sands of the beaches and feed the tame local wildlife. If you work up an appetite, grab a bite at the nearby eatery. Arrange your visit to Les Iles du Salut and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kourou using our Kourou tour app .
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  • Managing to finish the book Pappilon the night before our arrival at these three small islands of the coast of French Guiana I had a vivid picture of what had gone on when these islands were used as a...  more »
  • A little paradise, there is nobody! We can do around the island, a break at the beach where you can see the Islands Royal and Devil's, meet a few Agoutis.
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  • After coming 4times in Guyana, we finally found a day for making this visit. Superb. A very interesting back to the origins of the colonization of French Guiana. Take the time to read walk, look, understand the life of these convicts, relegated. Possibility of on-site catering: consider booking the case where.
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  • A quil island is better to visit today than before the last war. 80000 dead in this prison. The hotel is especially fine.
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  • Beautiful place, full of peace.
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  • Not much to do...
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  • A very nice and quiet place access to Devil's Island is prohibited.
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  • The place where men like Dreyfuss, Seznec suffered while they were innocent
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