Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, Vieux-Habitants

#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Basse-Terre Island
Get to know the inner workings of a coffee plantation at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere. Founded in the 17th century, the plantation boasts a long history of producing fine crops in the area. Coffee is not the only product grown here, however. Take a tour and identify trees like cocoa, banana, bread fruit, coconut, cinnamon, and vanilla. Learn about the hard work that goes into growing and harvesting the products, and if you choose a tasting tour, sample the produce of the plantation. Be careful when visiting, as the road is narrow, steep, and quite bumpy. Also be aware that the plantation only offers tours in French. Add Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere to your Vieux-Habitants travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Vieux-Habitants trip planner .
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  • The site of the Griveliere hard-hit by the cyclone Maria is closed for an indefinite period. He must still visit this site it will be reopened.
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  • !!! INFORMATION! the area of the griveliere is closed from 31/08/17-10/14/17. Do not take into account the note.
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  • We did the tour with Yannick. This guide is really involved and passionate about his trade. She makes you discover the place and nature that surrounds it. coffee, cacao trees, banana trees, and various medicinal plants... the tour is worth the trip.
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  • Worth visiting simply for the views. Absolutely beautiful location, and the road up is an adventure in and of itself
  • Great visit and guide of the coffee harvest.
  • Wonderful tour about the history, vegetation, and coffee processing. Guides speak some English.
  • A moment of fullness in harmony with nature and the history of Guadeloupe. Friendly guides familiar with the topic and with practice, it feels good. We still have to eat there in his host's table and we will sign a 5th star. Congratulations to all. See you soon
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  • We had a great guide, both for his kindness and his calm for the explanations he has given us. It has not undergone a course of history or science, but we were invited to perceive and feel the nature, what she saw and what she offers. The coffee is much better since...
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