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    Le Château Labourdonnais – Mapou

    Le Château Labourdonnais is a familial house built in 1777, which became a sugar estate in 1814. The estate was expanded over the years and was given the name Labourdonnais. In 2006, restoration works began and the castle has now become a significant cultural location situated in the centre of a centenary park and is a family destination.

    The castle is only 15 minutes away from Royal Palm.

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    The Botanical Garden of Pamplemousses

    20 minutes from the Royal Palm, the village of Pamplemousses has a rich heritage. Its famous botanical garden is one of the oldest in the southern hemisphere. It was created in the 18th century by Mahé de Labourdonnais, governor of ‘l’île de France’ from 1735 to 1746.
    Mahé de Labourdonnais firstly used the site to make his vegetable garden. Today, the garden provides a habitat for many rare botanical species, including the famous giant water lilies of the Amazon.

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    L’Aventure du Sucre – Pamplemousses

    As from 1810, the sugar industry has been one of the Mauritian economic pillars. L’Aventure du Sucre museum invites the visitors to discover the history of sugar cane, the process by which sugar was extracted and the place it occupied in the Mauritian society. This interactive museum is built on the former factory. The museum boutique offers a wide variety of souvenirs, and particularly for the foodies, the opportunity to taste some 15 delicious varieties of sugar.

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    The northern islands

    Off the Mauritian coast, six beautiful islets reveal everyday their natural assets to a privileged few. Each of these small islands has a story of its own and its specific features. L’île Plate (Flat Island), for example, harbours one of the last lighthouses of Mauritius. Coin de Mire (Gunner’s Quoin) for its part is home to the famous bird, Paille-en-queue (white-tailed tropicbird), whereas the crystalline waters of l’île d'Ambre serve as refuge to sea turtles. These peaceful and protected islands are the perfect stopovers during sea trips.

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    The Tea Route

    Tea was introduced in Mauritius in 1765. The Tea Route chronicles the history of tea and reveals its fabrication secrets. The lunch break at Domaine des Aubineaux, a superb and emblematic colonial house, comes as a bonus.

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    The Seven Coloured Earths - Chamarel

    The seven coloured Earths are the result of a very rare geological phenomenon. Indeed, this well-known place in Mauritius is famous for its earth-dunes of very distinct colours, ranging from red, brown, violet, green and blue to purple, including yellow. What gives a special feature to these colours is that they never mix up, no matter the climatic conditions!

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    Ile aux Cerfs

    There is no need to present l’île aux Cerfs. This paradisiac island, whose landscape occupies a prime place on Mauritian postcards, owes its name to the Java deer that it sheltered for a time. Having a surface area of 100 hectares, the island offers magnificent beaches bordered by a turquoise lagoon. In this idyllic setting, everyone will find what he is looking for, be it those who want to relax by the beach, play golf or even practice numerous water sports available on the spot.

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    Port Louis – the capital

    The capital of the Island is the cultural crossroad of Mauritius. Many monuments can be found along the roads and rub shoulders with modern buildings. Visiting Port Louis is a journey into the past.
    The capital offers a variety of sites of interest: the Champs de Mars Hippodrome, one of the oldest in the southern hemisphere, the local market with a wide range of souvenirs and typical products or also the Citadel, an ancient fortress of the 19th century overlooking the city and offering a spectacular view.

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    Black River Gorges

    This national park that extends over 6,754 hectares constitutes one of the largest natural reserves on the island of Mauritius. The tropical forest found there is the sanctuary of numerous animal and plant species. The Park provides picnic areas, walking trails and breathtaking scenery, which will certainly please many amateur photographers!

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    Le Morne - Ile aux Bénitiers – Tamarin and the Dolphins

    With its exceptional microclimate, the Morne Peninsula is one of the sunniest regions of Mauritius. Le Morne Mountain classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site, peaks at 556 metres and covers a surface area of 12 hectares. It once was a refuge for slaves who were fleeing the plantations in the 18th and 19th centuries. Le Morne lagoon, one of the most beautiful of Mauritius, is the perfect place for water sports. Located off the western coast of Mauritius, l’île aux Bénitiers, will seduce those who love swimming and snorkelling with its crystalline waters protected by a coral reef. During the sea trip to the island, it is possible to swim with dolphins in Tamarin Bay.

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    Situated in Moka, in the heart of the island, Eureka is a colonial residence dating back to the 19th century. The house was originally built by Mr Carr, who was wishing to get close to the governor of that time. Since 1865, the house has belonged to different members of the Leclézio family. A visit to this colonial house will be a romantic trip to the heart of Mauritian history.

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    Grand Bassin

    According to legend, the sacred waters of Grand Bassin would come from the Ganges, sacred river in India. An imposing statue of the God Shiva seems to be guarding the place. This place of worship for the Hindus welcomes hundreds of pilgrims each year who travel there on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.