The largest capital city of French Guiana is crowned as one of the most popular tourist destinations too. Cayenne rests in a strategic location- the crossroad of the Caribbean, South America and Europe. As part of France, it is ironically painted with Caribbean culture. Its enriching history was lingering between France, Spain, Portuguese, America and Brazil.
Albeit you are there for a few days alone or with friends, you can contemplate whether to hire a car in Cayenne or not. It is superb to drive abroad. Hopping in a car to travel around a new place is completely unique rather than relying on public transportation. You must be bold and brave to do so. However, car rental companies will be so kind to brief you about the rules and regulations. Besides, the car comes with a quality navigation system.
There are a plenty of suggestions for travelers, regarding interesting places and attractions. Its city center is packed with those colonial buildings. Wandering around the town center, it will get you an idea of the history and cultures. The Place des Palmistes, Hotel de Ville, Place Grenoble and so on are those buildings that are worth to pay-a-look. You could visit its market place on weekends, and possibly see some favorite handicrafts and art works there.
Interestingly, you can satisfy your tongue and belly in some top Brazilian, Creole, French and Chinese restaurants. Yes, there is even a Chinese town in Cayenne. You can discover that their residents consist of different ethnic groups, such as American Indians, Chinese, French, Lebanese and so on. It well-matches with tourism as tourists always come from all over the globe. Even with an economical budget, you should not save your money on food and also car for rent in Cayenne. Otherwise, you will fly home with regrets.
Other than Cayenne, you can drive to another large city, Kourou, in French Guiana. It is famous of launching space rockets. You have some other nearby destinations too, such as Remire-Montjoly, Matoury, Montsinery and Macouria. They are nice neighbors until you could not miss out on that if you have enough time to visit them. Do remember that you should rent a car in Cayenne in advance to get better deals and avoid unfavorable incidents.
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