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Address: Route de Maido, Reunion Island

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"Best View Point"

Was there with a group of friend to discover the beautiful spot of the island.Me and my husband after a long road trip was amazed with the view point offered at Maido a little bit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Christina1419
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Vacoas
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Vacoas
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there with a group of friend to discover the beautiful spot of the island.Me and my husband after a long road trip was amazed with the view point offered at Maido a little bit cold but it worth to go there.

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Thank Christina1419
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you are in the north of the island and have only half a day to tour ... this is a very easy tour to do on your own by car. Great directions on perfect roads .. wonderful point of view at the top!

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1 Thank lucseawalker
London
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We arrived at about 9.30am and caught the view just before the clouds appeared. Spectacular and well worth the windy drive up there.

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1 Thank LondonJim3
London
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Pictures cannot quite do justice to how breath-taking this place is. Definitely worth the trip. Recommend an early start to get to the top before the clouds roll in and spoil the view

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2 Thank Cyba
Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Despite having to drive up a very windy road, the view at the top was definitely worth it! Would recommend getting early to avoid cloud cover.

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1 Thank Rebecca H
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you go to Mafate or another walk in the mountains ... just go to Maido to see your achievements from another point of vieuw. Fare out the best view on the mountains.

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1 Thank christophe590
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

If there are clouds, I wouldn't go. If you've already driven up Piton de Fournaise, you'll be used to fatiguing, winding roads. Be aware that, for me at least, this drive was much worse. Budget in some fatigue from driving. At the top, there are toilets and a cafe.

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Thank Becca H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Don't miss out going to the top of Le Maido. It's easy to find and plenty of parking at the top plus a very friendly chap running the cafe at the top. Lots of hairpin bends but nothing too scary on the way up. The views at the top behind the cafe are breathtaking. You can feel the up draft... More 

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1 Thank Juandsi22
Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

It's a must! Should not be missed! It is the most beautiful and exciting view of the island! After these phrases for effect, if you visit Reunion, you have to go to Maido to look the Cirque de Mafat, but please arrive to Le Maidò in the early morning before the arrival of the clouds.

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1 Thank F_Malik
Courbevoie, France
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Piton Maido gives a incomparable point of view over the valley but the road is long to get there and you need to be early, especially in hot season because after 10AM, it goes from sunny to cloudy in less of 5 min and then, you cannot see anything

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1 Thank Louis-Guillaume M

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