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Ile de la Reunion, cote sud, Saint-Phillipe, le cap Mechant
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St Philippe, gateway to the rugged south, is a peaceful village that seemed like a sleepy place until the nearby volcano erupted in 1986. The inhabitants have continued making their traditional screw pine handicrafts and growing vanilla and sugarcane. The town is also known for its superb primary forest – the island’s largest nature reserve boasts a variety of tropical trees that stretch from the shore up to the volcano.

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  • Saint-Philippe Volcanic Gardens Recommended Recommended

    F - 97442 St-Philippe

    The Piton de la Fournaise is still active and sometimes awakens, leaving lava flows at each eruption which can cross the road (N 2 running along the southeast coast) and run all the way into the sea! You follow the volcano's trail here, with vegetati..

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  • Mare-Longue Botanical Trail Interesting

    F - 97442 Mare-Longue

    The Mare-Longue Botanical Trail crisscrosses the damp, tropical primary forest of the same name. Designated as a natural reserve since 1981, it stretches over a rather recent lava flow, offering a rare opportunity to tread on ground that has been spa..

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  • Scents and Spices Garden Interesting

    7 chemin Forestier F - 97442 Mare-Longue

    At this stopover in the primary forest of Saint-Philippe - a truly enchanting experience for the senses - you can explore a 100-year-old garden and its many plant species, some of them native to Réunion. The guide shares his knowledge and passion for..

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