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Light Rain
max. 19 °C
min. 16 °C

Wind: 3 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 0,2 mm
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When to go to Le Tampon (Piton de la Fournaise)? (Reunion)

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What to do in Le Tampon (Piton de la Fournaise) : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

Le Tampon (Piton de la Fournaise)The volcano on the island of Reunion, Piton de la Fournaise is one of the most visited sites of the island is accessed by the road through the village of buffer, in the Plain of Kaffirs, about 15 minutes from the coast. Third largest town of the island, Le Tampon is between 400 and 2000 meters, and the city is famous for its coffee and its pineapple (Ananas Victoria), but also honey and foie gras. You can also discover different forests in the Plain of the Kaffirs, the tamarins (endemic trees) and that of cryptomerias, a conifer of the very particular Japan. The Piton de la Fournaise, meanwhile, was declared a UNESCO world heritage: we can go up there by a hiking trail and reach the top of the crater, or address other facets of the volcano by the Route des Laves . The massif rises to 2600 meters, and offers many opportunities for hiking, to perform after yourself about the weather and being sure to have proper equipment, the weather can change very quickly. Must do: visit the City of Volcano, a regional museum that shows you the bowels of the earth through a fun and educational approach and interactive installations. Gites the volcano surroundings offer accommodation for the night and also serve traditional meals (on reservation).


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