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La Roche Merveilleuse

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Worth the walk

The hike to La Roche Merveilleuse is only 60 minutes from Cilaod but it does provide a decent... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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Amazing view

Since we were only staying one night in Cilaos we decided to atleast drive the short route to the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Nuertingen, Germany
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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20 May 2018
“Worth the walk”
13 May 2018
“Amazing view”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
D241, Cilaos 97413, Reunion Island
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

It's a nice walk up the Roche Merveilleuse, but I have failed to find the special attraction of the place. You have a good view on Cilaos, but I have had better ones during the walk up, while not competeing for a spot with several...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeterMudde
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Not terribly helpful in terms of accurate information on hikes, the provision of hiking maps, or information on what there is to do in Cilaus e.g. no mention of the Sunday market or other destinations. However they do have a nice map of Cilaus and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The hike to La Roche Merveilleuse is only 60 minutes from Cilaod but it does provide a decent increase in elevation and the views back over the Cirque de Cilaos is incredible. Much easier on the way down as well so make sure you take...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SimonHutchins
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Since we were only staying one night in Cilaos we decided to atleast drive the short route to the parking area right below the viewpoint to take a lookg around in the morning. And it is worth it. You get a good view of Cilaos...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TobiF88
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Very Outstanding viewpoint on the Cilaos Village. Very peaceful and calm. The legend is also not an ordinary one, was wondering if this really did work at that time. And if natives still practice it!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank E6074L
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We walked there, it as a nice walk not too hard. Though it is not a loop but same way coming back. The view from there is beautiful but once again, go there EARLY

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The view from here is incredible, and it is so easily accessible from cilaos by car or on foot that la Roche Merveilleuse is a must - see in Cilaos

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jo G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

you enjoy a wonderful view on the "Cirque de Cilaos" !! pay attention, because the legend say also that when ladies touch the rock with their stomach, their fertility whishes will realized !!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eric670
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Roche Merveilleuse is nice if you want to have a picknick or for a walk with your family. Not difficult to walk and some nice spots. On the track you will find many shields with explanation of trees etc...

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is an easily accessed viewpoint worth seeing when visiting Cilaos. It's good to associate it with one of the many hikes in the area which are available for all levels

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank yvonne273
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