Things to see and do - Saint-André
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Saint-André Travel guide
Saint-André : Michelin's recommendations
Despite recent modernisation, Saint-André has preserved traces of its rural past. Several Malabar temples here and there are reminders of the importance of Tamil culture in the region. Descendants of the “enlisted”, who came from India to work in the cane fields after the abolition of slavery in 1848, are particularly numerous and generally delighted to show you their rituals and include you in their festivals.
Tourist attractions Saint-André : Things to see and do
470 chemin Deschanets F - 97440 St-André
This family-run workshop produces two tons of green vanilla per year. The tour takes you around the estate and its 12 000 plants, some grown modern-style in greenhouses and others in the traditional way under trees. You can also learn how flowers are..
2 chemin Bois-Rouge (N 2 sortie Sucrerie de Bois-Rouge) F - 97440 St-André
Two tours are offered at this still-active industrial site: a fascinating one at the Bois-Rouge Sugar Factory explaining how sugar is made and the effervescence surrounding it, particularly during the sugar season (from July to december); and another..