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The village of Pamplemousses is famous for two magnificent sites, the botanical gardens and Aventure du sucre. But the former residential area of the 18C French settlers is also worth a visit for the unique atmosphere conferred by the Church of St-François and the nearby traces of the old slave market and cemetery, decrepit but full of history.

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  • Pamplemousse botanical garden -as it is commonly known- is truly extraordinary. Locate a map and start exploring this tropical paradise begun in the 18C by the king's intendant, Pierre Poivre. Its paths and pools are adorned with the colours and luxu..

  • This museum, housed in the former Beau Plan sugar factory, is a must for learning about the history of the island and sugar cane. The fascinating tour, both fun and educational, focuses on some ten themes: the history pavilion (the most thorough exhi..

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