Excursions / Culture / Tropical Spices

Discover Port-Louis and its colourful market

HALF DAY *** INCLUDED • Transfer • Guide • Entrance Fees

Take a walk in the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, created by French naturalist Pierre Poivre in 1767.

Among the 650 varieties of plants are the famous Virginia Regina water lilies and 80 different varieties of palm tree.

Continue to La Citadelle in Port Louis, where you will enjoy a panoramic view of the Champ de Mars racecourse and the city.

Drive along Place d’Armes, the Saint Louis Cathedral, the Supreme Court, the Municipal Theatre and Government House.

Stroll along the local market and the Caudan Waterfront with its many boutiques, craft market and kaleidoscope of local life.

Don't Forget

  • Suncream
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Walking shoes
  • Sun protection equipment

Did You Know?

Port Louis was founded by French Governor Mahé de Labourdonnais in 1735 as a calling place for ships rounding the Cape of Good Hope between Asia and Europe.