Excursions / Culture / Mahebourg Walking Tour

A voyage through time, back to where it all began

FULL DAY *** INCLUDED • Transfer • Guide

The tour begins with a visit of a Tamil temple. At the National History Museum, a French colonial mansion built around 1772, discover a collection of naval artefacts from the shipwrecks of the Battle of Grand Port and Le St Géran.

Continue to Notre Dame des Anges church, built in 1849, followed by a short stop at a Mosque, a visit of the market and a stroll by the waterfront.

The trip will end at Biscuiterie H. Rault factory built in 1870. Learn the whole process of “cassava” biscuits making, including a tasting with a cup of tea.

Highlights

Discover artefacts of the 15th & 18th centuries at the National History Museum. The Biscuiterie H. Rault factory and the secret biscuit recipe has been shared over five generations.

Did You Know?

Commemorated on the emblematic “Arc de Triomphe” in France, the Battle of Grand Port is the only naval battle where the French defeated the British navy, during the Napoleonic Wars.