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Mahébourg Travel guide
Mahébourg : Michelin's recommendations
Mahébourg, at the southeast end of the motorway crossing the island from Port Louis, is a lively and pleasant shopping town with fabric shops, a colourful market, fishermen selling their catch, and a fabrics market on Mondays. There is also an attractive seafront walk facing Ile au Mouchoir Rouge and streets as straight as a ruler, a legacy from French colonial days. The name Mahébourg comes from Governor Mahé de la Bourdonnais.
Tourist attractions Mahébourg : Things to see and do
MS - Mahebourg
The Domaine du Chasseur can be reached on a trail leading inland from the village of Anse Jonchée. After 2km one enters a (900ha) natural sanctuary that is a delight for ecotourists as they make their way through the island’s last primal forest inhab..
Pavillon du Grand Port MS - Mahebourg
At Pavillon du Grand Port, near the Church of N.-D.-du-Grand-Pouvoir on the left, you can see the remains of French buildings erected in the 18C on the ruins of Fort Hendrik, the island's first fortress built by the Dutch. The Frederik Hendrik Museum..
MS - Mahebourg
The Ferney Valley is a natural sanctuary in the heart of the mountains that dominate the eastern part of the island. The preservation of this unique biotope is due to the combined action of the CIEL group, the Mauritian government and the Mauritian W..