Kourou, French Guiana

Hotels in Kourou

Kourou Accommodations (2)
Mercure Kourou Ariatel

Mercure Kourou Ariatel

3.50 65 reviews

Avenue de St. Exupery, Kourou, French Guiana

Hotel Atlantis Kourou

Hotel Atlantis Kourou

4.00 46 reviews

1 Avenue Saint Exupery, Kourou, French Guiana

Travel Blogs from Kourou

Kourou Travel Blogs (29)
Penal Colony and Space Station, Kourou, French Guiana travel blog

Penal Colony and Space Station

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


... closed since 1954, the last prisoners sent in 1938. After a cold beer we have a guided tour from an extremely knowledgable french curator who learnt his english in Australia. Check out the history on Google it is fasinating in a horrible way. ...

Begging to get home, Kourou, French Guiana travel blog

Begging to get home

A travel blog entry by olimoss

... Diable, and therefore it was high on the itinerary of my travelling companion who said he had always dreamed of visiting this overseas French territory since reading Papillon. For me, I had 48 hours and about as many euros left until I was flying out of ...

Spaced out, Kourou, French Guiana travel blog

Spaced out

A travel blog entry by holident

... space news attention, little is paid to the European contribution. In a couple of hours we were to discover why. The French are a fascinating bunch, eager to talk themselves up. As we drove around the French commentary droned on, I caught the general ...

Bonjour!, Kourou, French Guiana travel blog


A travel blog entry by holident

... us to the customs office 5 minutes before its closure for the day. Only the non-EUs needed their passports stamped as French Guiana is part of France, however the EUs all requested stamps as souvenirs. Heading to Cayenne was strange, Amazonian jungle ...

Attractions in Kourou

Kourou Attractions (2)
Kourou River

Kourou River


Kourou, French Guiana

A popular attraction on this river is organized rides in pirogues, traditional hollowed-out log canoes.

Kourou Space Centre (Centre Spatial Guyanais)

Kourou Space Centre (Centre Spatial Guyanais)


Kourou, French Guiana

More than 500 launches have left from this vital space center, begun in the 1960s. Guided tours of the facility and its six launch sites are among the region's most popular attractions.