Guam is a vibrant tropical paradise with fine sandy beaches, colorful coral reefs and a diverse underwater wildlife. Inland, you’ll find historic buildings in the bustling capital Hagåtña, lively nightlife in Tumon and a melting pot of Asian, European, Pacific and American cultures everywhere. If you want to be active, you can put on your hiking boots and climb Mount Lam Lam or whiz across the crystal-clear waters on water skis. Guam is the largest and southernmost island in the Mariana Islands and has been a strategically important US military base since World War II. See other countries in Oceania on franciscogardening.
Arriving by plane
From Frankfurt/M. and Vienna fly Korean Air (KE) via Seoul and China Airlines (CI) via Taipei to Guam. Lufthansa (LH) flies in cooperation with United (UA) from Frankfurt/M. via Tokyo to Guam. From Zurich, Swiss (LX) offers flight connections via Tokyo to Guam in cooperation with United (UA).
Frankfurt/M. – Guam: 16 hrs 20 mins; Vienna – Guam: 17 hrs 50 mins; Zurich – Guam: 17 hrs 50 mins
Arrival by car
Buses: The bus network, operated by the Guam Regional Transit Authority, connects almost every point on the island. No operation on Sundays and public holidays. Tolls: There are no toll roads on Guam. Documents: In addition to the national driver’s license, the international driver’s license must be carried.
Arrival by ship
Apra Harbor, Micronesia’s main port, is served by cruise ships.
The Phoenix shipping company also docks in Guam on its cruises departing from Hamburg and the USA. Holland America Line offers cruises from Fort Lauderdale (USA) with Guam as a stopover.