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La Cour Leroux, the birthplace of Vanilla

Bois Blanc, 97439 Sainte-Rose (show map)
Arena/Place: Sainte Rose
Category: Events

Are you interested in finding out more about this charming town and discovering an important aspect of Piton Sainte-Rose's history?

Do you want to know about the establishment of vanilla production in Reunion?
Then the heritage visit to La Cour Leroux, organised by "La Vanille des Laves" is tailor made for you!
This guided, illustrated tour, enhanced by the addition of old photos, is a chance to find out about the cultural heritage and biodiversity of the village of Bois Blanc. The tour takes in all the significant old sites of this, the birthplace of vanilla; you'll see Creole houses and gardens, an old chapel, the remnants of the canning factory and even the old workers' housing - nothing has been overlooked. And if you're wondering who exactly is this Mr Leroux, well, he was once Reunion's leading figure in the world of "black gold" and owner of a 400 hectare vanilla plantation in Bois Blanc. So now it's time for you to immerse yourself in this experience that we know you're going to love!

Recommendations: sportswear, walking shoes, wet weather gear, water, sunscreen, cap, change of clothing and shoes.

Head for the Vanille des Laves shop in Sainte-Rose.

Date/Time

Date Time Arena/Place
20 Sep
Sunday 20 sep 2020 10:00 AM Sainte Rose
20 Sep
Sunday 20 sep 2020 2:00 PM Sainte Rose
20 Sep
Sunday 20 sep 2020 3:30 PM Sainte Rose
21 Sep
Monday 21 sep 2020 10:00 AM Sainte Rose

Contact information

Street address 1
Bois Blanc
Postal code
97439
City (address)
Sainte-Rose


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