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Discover French Guiana with a rental car

Have you ever heard of French Guiana? If not, then it's time for a road trip by rental car! French Guiana is located on the northeast coast of South America. Especially nature lovers will get their money's worth on a round trip with a rental car. Book your desired rental car today on and start your holiday in French Guiana soon. You can pick up the rental car in Kourou, for example.

Things to know about French Guiana

Discover French Guiana

Discover French Guiana

These are the facts about French Guiana:

  • French Overseas Department
  • Capital: Cayenne
  • Area: 83,534 square kilometers
  • Number of inhabitants: 230.000
  • Currency: Euro
  • Neighboring countries: Suriname and Brazil
  • Temperature: 25 - 30 °C
Driveboo tip:

In French Guiana there is a very high humidity with a lot of precipitation. The months of August to November are considered the dry season.

Explore the nature of French Guiana by rental car


More than 90% of French Guiana consist of rainforest, which is still almost untouched in many places. Here you can discover countless animal and plant species and visit spectacular waterfalls.

This should be noted:

Visit the rainforest only with an experienced local guide!


In the mountains of French Guiana you will find isolated table mountains with breathtaking waterfalls. Leave your rental car and explore the mountains on foot. The highest peak is the 850 m high Bellevue de l'Inini. But also the Massif Tabulaire is worth a hike.

Which cities in French Guiana are worth a visit?

When traveling to French Guiana, beside the capital Cayenne, you should also visit Kourou and Matoury by rental car. The cities of Remire-Montjoly, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni and Sinnamary are also worth a visit. And don't miss these places:

Destination Distance from Cayenne Duration
Roura 30 km 30 min
Saint-Georges 190 km 2 h 30 min
Macouria 30 km 30 min
Régina 115 km 1 h 35 min

More sights in French Guiana

St. Joseph Island

St. Joseph Island

Hospital on Devil's Island

Hospital on Devil's Island

  • Devil's Island
  • Île Saint-Joseph
  • Fort Cépérou
  • Guiana Botanical Garden
  • Chutes de Fourgassier
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Trésor