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Petite-Île

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Réunion

Petite-Île - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Réunion
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Attached to the original St. Peter's lived most of the rich settlers south of the island, Petite-Île became common in 1935. Although the city has formed in the heights, it owes its names to the presence of an island which is about forty meters from the coast. Extending between the Manapany Ravine to the east and the ravine of Anse in the west, the coastline is composed mainly of Petite-Île bright high cliffs 20 to 50 meters. Built far from the ocean, upstream from the main road (RN2), the main town is located away from the main axis of communication.

The town bases its economy on its agricultural means of favorable climatic and soil conditions. Indeed, Petite-Île is privileged because it is climatically isohyets between 1500 and 2000 mm. Agriculture is one hand not too embarrassed by the abundance of rainfall in the region to the wind and the other, by the deficiency of rainfall in the region downwind necessitating irrigation. In addition, the region Petite-Île a very fertile land.

On the Way to Petite-Île craftsmen, wood, porcelain, ceramic, bamboo, volcanic rock, wrought iron and all kinds of materials make their titles of nobility in the expert hands of artisans. Your taste buds will be exhilarated by honey pink peppercorns and culinary specialties from the expertise of this agricultural town.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPetite-Île
Postcode97429
Tourism label
Latitude-21.3551980 (S 21° 21’ 19”)
Longitude55.5677260 (E 55° 34’ 4”)
Population11672 inhabitants
PrefectureSaint-Denis (92 km, 1h15)
Insee code97405
IntercommunalityCA CIVIS (Communauté Intercommunale des Villes Solidaires)
DepartmentRéunion
RegionOverseas

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Joseph9.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Pierre13.8 km (20 min)
Le Tampon17.4 km (26 min)
Saint-Louis23 km (27 min)
Saint-Philippe26 km (36 min)
Entre-Deux27 km (40 min)
L'Étang-Salé30 km (35 min)
Les Avirons33 km (41 min)
Saint-Leu45 km (42 min)
La Plaine-des-Palmistes50 km (59 min)
Cilaos58 km (1h02)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Site of Grande Anse
Site of Grande Anse
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Picnic at Grande Anse
Picnic at Grande Anse
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Cape Petite-Île
Cape Petite-Île
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Chapel St. Margaret Mary
Chapel St. Margaret Mary
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Church of St. John the Evangelist
Church of St. John the Evangelist
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Area of ​​the High Anse
Area of ​​the High Anse
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View of Calvary Piton
View of Calvary Piton
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Le Domaine du Relais
Le Domaine du Relais
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The House Bee
The House Bee
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Farm to Petite-Île
Farm to Petite-Île
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Coast Petite-Île
Coast Petite-Île
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Seasonal Fruits
Seasonal Fruits
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Red Bird said the Cardinal
Red Bird said the Cardinal
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picnic area of ​​Grande Anse
picnic area of ​​Grande Anse
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Cape Town at the Piton Rond Grande Anse
Cape Town at the Piton Rond Grande Anse
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Case Creole-Manapany the Netherlands
Case Creole-Manapany the Netherlands
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The downtown and the Piton Calvary
The downtown and the Piton Calvary
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Onion Field-Manapany the Netherlands
Onion Field-Manapany the Netherlands
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mixed vegetables in Petite-Île
mixed vegetables in Petite-Île
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Site picnic and recreation area of ​​the Relays
Site picnic and recreation area of ​​the Relays
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Exhibition Fair vegetables Citrus
Exhibition Fair vegetables Citrus
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Mandarins at the Fair Citrus
Mandarins at the Fair Citrus
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Straw-tailed
Straw-tailed
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Piton Rosil
Piton Rosil
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Farmland Field Relay
Farmland Field Relay
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High View of the coastline to the Petite-Île
High View of the coastline to the Petite-Île
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Weather

Saturday 23 may
Min. 24°C - Max. 26°C
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Sunday 24 may
Min. 25°C - Max. 26°C
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Monday 25 may
Min. 25°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Relaxing at a well-being & beauty centre
Well-being35 € to 80 € Saint-Pierre (13.6 km)
Nature hike in Réunion
Nature and the great outdoors55 € to 985 € L'Étang-Salé (24 km)
Canyoning and climbing with an approved instructor
Sports sensations55 € to 70 € Saint-Pierre (24 km)
Sea diving in the Bay of St Leu
Nature and the great outdoors36 € Saint-Leu (36 km)
Canyoning at Le Trou Blanc
Nature and the great outdoors55 € to 70 € Salazie (37 km)

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Hotels