Things to see and do - Cilaos
Unmissable tourist sites
Cilaos Travel guide
Cilaos : Michelin's recommendations
Cilaos owes its prosperity to the thermal baths situated in the main street, not far from the shops and Notre-Dame-des-Neiges church. The town’s traditional craft of embroidery and the more recent wine industry also contribute to the region’s economy, with two sites dedicated to these activities in the town. It’s also worth making time to visit the eco-museum dedicated to the escaped slaves and impoverished “Petits Blancs” who first populated the cirque.
Tourist attractions Cilaos : Things to see and do
The Piton des Neiges, the highest peak on Réunion, rises to 3 070m on the edge of the Cilaos, Salazie and Mafate cirques. A now dormant volcano, it was at the origin of the island's creation. A challenging trek to the summit is rewarded with wonderfu..
With its sharp relief, vertiginous ramparts and subtle light, Cilaos was made to inspire painters and poets. Its courteous and hospitable inhabitants, ancestral specialities - lentils, wine and embroidery - and salutary hot springs contribute to the ..
To enjoy an extraordinary view of Cilaos, the three rocky peaks of the Trois Salazes and Mafate you'll need to climb 800m to the Taïbit Pass (col). Heading off from the D 242, between Cilaos and Îlet-à-Cordes, you'll mainly pass through shaded forest..
40E chemin des Trois Mares F - 97413 Cilaos
Surrounded by forested mountains in the village of Cilaos, Hotel les Chenets is 45 km from St Pierre Reunion Airport. It features an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and hammam. All rooms at Les Chenets have mountain views, satellite TV and their own ..
44 Rue Saint Louis F - 97413 Cilaos
Set in a garden with a heated swimming pool, this hotel is located in mountainous Cilaos. The hotel offers a hot tub, a sauna and spacious rooms with a flat-screen TV. Including a balcony with views of the mountains, each room at Le Vieux Cep also o..
1 rue de la Mare à Joncs F - 97413 Cilaos
Located at the heart of the village surrounded by mountains, Hotel Des Neiges offers 2 outdoor pools with free parasols and sun loungers. You can enjoy a range of activities like table football and ping-pong. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-..