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Getting There -- Express des Iles, Gare Maritime, Bergevin, Pointe-à-Pitre (tel. 0825/35-90-00; www.express-des-iles.com), operates boat service to the island with three daily round-trips between Point-à-Pitre and Grand-Bourg. The round-trip costs 40€. Monday to Saturday, ferryboats depart from Pointe-à-Pitre for Grand-Bourg on Marie Galante, at 8:15am, 12:30pm, and 5:15pm, with Sunday departures occurring at 8:15am, 5pm, and 7pm. Monday to Saturday, ferryboats to Pointe-à-Pitre depart from Marie-Galante at 6am, 9am, and 4pm, and on Sunday, ferryboats leave from Marie-Galante at 6am, 4pm, and 6pm.

Visitor Information -- The Office de Tourisme is at rue du Fort, B.P. 15, 97112 Grand-Bourg, Marie-Galante (tel. 590/97-56-51; fax 590/97-56-54; www.ot-mariegalante.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.