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Light Rain
max. 25 °C
min. 14 °C

Wind: 1 km/h
Precipitation forecast: 0,7 mm
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Partly Cloudy 24.5 °C / Partly Cloudy

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When to go to Mafate? (Reunion)

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What to do in Mafate : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

MafateLocated on the island of Reunion, Mafate is part of the Piton des Neiges, in the National Park established in 2007 and is a World Heritage of UNESCO. privileged place to hike, there are over 140 km of trails and cottages for rest stops, with possible accommodation and catering. Its area of ​​about 100km2 actually the second circus of the island, and its highest point is Gros Morne, to 2990 meters. It is crossed by several rivers. The circus was settled originally by escaped slaves, and then by the poorest settlers, and it was not until 1980 that modernity could enter Mafate. Nevertheless, the place remains isolated, since it is only accessible by foot or helicopter. Mafate has about 700 inhabitants spread over a dozen islets (villages). The traveler will discover Mafate via a mountain paths to reach this wild circus and little frequented, and meet the Mafatais, very welcoming despite their very simple life. Lovers of nature will appreciate the peaks and ravines, forests and the fascinating quiet of this magical place. The easiest way to join the circus is through the west, from Sans-Soucis in the heights of Saint-Paul, which offers a hike to reach the average level of walkers, or from the east Salazie in the region through the neck of oxen to the village of New still ride easier but equally beautiful.


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