Holiday Guide for Guadeloupe in 2022

Guadeloupe 2022
Guadeloupe
2022

Guadeloupe information

Guadeloupe is an archipelago and overseas department and region of France in the Caribbean.

Population: 400,132
Capital: Basse-Terre
Calling Code: (590)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: French

Weather in Basse-Terre

Summary: Rain and humid throughout the day.
Temperature: 23.57°c
Wind speed: 9.38kph
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List of National Holidays in Guadeloupe in 2022

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Guadeloupe: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Carnival Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Carnival Monday

Guadeloupe: The streets of many Caribbean countries erupt with colour and noise as Carnival ushers in the Easter period

Mardi Gras


Mardi Gras

Guadeloupe: Second day of Carnival. Known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, the Cranival continues on the last day before Lent

Ash Wednesday


Ash Wednesday

Guadeloupe: Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

Mid-Lent


Mid-Lent

Guadeloupe: Mid-Lent is a practice that dates back to the Middle Ages observed on the third Thursday of Lent

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Guadeloupe: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Labour Day


Labour Day

Guadeloupe: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Victory Day


Victory Day

Guadeloupe: Victory in Europe Day marks May 8th 1945 when the Allies formally accepted an unconditional surrender by the armed forces of Germany

Ascension Day


Ascension Day

Guadeloupe: This day observes the departure of Jesus from earth after his resurrection. It is perhaps the earliest observed celebration in Christianity.

Abolition Day

 Long Weekend! 
Abolition Day

Guadeloupe: Slavery was finally abolished in all French possessions on May 28th 1848

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

Guadeloupe: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

National Day


National Day

Guadeloupe: Bastille Day celebrates the birth of the French Republic and marks the storming of the Bastille in 1789

Assumption Day

 Long Weekend! 
Assumption Day

Guadeloupe: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

All Saints' Day


All Saints' Day

Guadeloupe: Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

Armistice Day

 Long Weekend! 
Armistice Day

Guadeloupe: Observed on November 11th to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918 and honor the veterans of both World Wars.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Guadeloupe: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC