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Piton Maido & Handicraft Market

Pointe des Galets, Reunion

Piton Maido & Handicraft Market


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Revel in mesmerizing scenery and magnificent vistas on this entrancing tour that explores the western region of Réunion Island and includes visits to a geranium factory and a handicraft market.

Journey approximately 90 minutes to the dramatic volcano Piton Maïdo and take in striking views of the Cirque of Mafate, which encompasses over 22,000 acres of nearly untouched wilderness. During an approximately 45-minute stop, discover that the cirque includes some 15 small villages, home to approximately 700 citizens, and that it’s a haven for hikers and nature lovers.

Gaze in awe at Piton des Neiges, the highest mountain in the Indian Ocean, before continuing to a local geranium plantation to explore the traditional production and distillation methods used to create the flower’s alluring perfume.

You’ll savor time on your own at the Saint-Paul handicraft market, where you can browse stalls that showcase local embroidery, palm-leaf hats and purses, tablecloths from Madagascar and numerous other regional products. Soak up the vibrant ambiance and absorb the rich aromas and heady spices that pervade this quaint market, so typical of magical Réunion Island.

Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes approximately two hours of moderate walking/standing, plus any additional walking at the guest’s discretion during free time. There will be some steps and uneven surfaces to negotiate. The tour is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. Due to the altitude, the tour is not suitable for guests with cardiac problems or those who have a pacemaker. The tour includes some curving roads, so guests who are prone to motion sickness are cautioned to take the necessary precautions before the commencement of the tour. Light weight clothing; an umbrella or poncho; sun cap; sunglasses, sunscreen and flat, comfortable walking shoes are suggested. It is also recommended that participants bring a bottle of water from the ship. The order of the sights viewed or visited may vary.

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Tours por la ciudad y panorámicos
Tours en zonas indómitas

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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