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Maison Folio

20, rue Amiral Lacaze, Hell-Bourg, Salazie 97433, Reunion Island
+262 262 47 80 98
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Really worth a stop. The guide is funny (probably more so if you speak French) and seems very... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
via mobile
A bit small and disappointing

It might have been because as an English speaker, I just got the leaflet & not the tour, but Maison... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Jo G
Reading, United Kingdom
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20, rue Amiral Lacaze, Hell-Bourg, Salazie 97433, Reunion Island
+262 262 47 80 98
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Really worth a stop. The guide is funny (probably more so if you speak French) and seems very knowledgeable of the of all the Réunion Island horticulture. The house is still occupied by the family who bought it some 50 or more years ago. Interesting...More

Thank JoanJ4
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

It might have been because as an English speaker, I just got the leaflet & not the tour, but Maison Folio was a bit disappointing. Quite small and the garden was a bit ordinary.

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Maison Folio is named one of the main sights in Hell-Bourg. While we agree that the garden is worth visiting, the main house and the additional buildings are rather unspectacular. We did a non-guided visit which we appreciated a lot: the lady doing the guided...More

Thank KKiaro
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Taking a self guided tour of the Maison Folio will not take very long. It offers a stunning historic colonial house with a impressive garden. I particularly enjoyed the collection of orchids found in the garden. My wife went bonkers over this place. Very romantic...More

1  Thank pnel86
Reviewed 23 May 2017

An interes ting visit to this well preserved crole house and its lush tropical garden.Closed during lunch time.

Thank gaulois2016
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

It is 11.20 am and we enter in the garden. The personal say us they are closed, when its closing time it's 11.30!!! They kick us out of the garden. They don't follow the opening time

Thank nur1063738
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best to visit with a guide. She explained to us old Household objects and the large variety of plants in the gardens.

1  Thank regemorw
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Maison Folio was built in the 19th century. Is thoroughly restored and listed in the inventory of historical monuments Reunion Perfectly representative of Creole architecture at a time when the village was a health resort, the house also includes 3 outbuildings with a exposition period...More

Thank Coutito
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Fascinating typical house still property of Folio family. I had the pleasure to be followed through the visit by one of the heir (I don't remember the name) The visit will carry you all through the property, from outside where you'll be surprised by the...More

1  Thank Figaro_AB
Reviewed 20 December 2015

It is quite cheap and very interesting to visit a traditional house. The guide are smilling and very clear. If the garden is nice, I loved to visit their house, which looks like a french colonial one

Thank Louis-Guillaume M
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