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La Vanilleraie

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I had read that La Vanilleraie conducts tours in English. Unfortunately, on the day I went, they did not have any tours in English. It could be because we went in June, which was likely low tourist season. The guide was very nice though, and...More

Thank KY T
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Sadly the tour was only offered in french this day, but we decided to take the tour nevertheless. First you get to watch a movie that shows you the production of vanilla step by step (good thing it had english sub-titels). After the movie the...More

Thank TobiF88
Reviewed 26 September 2017

There are tours on the hour that do not need to be booked in advance unless you have a large group; tours are conducted in both French and English. The tour area is quite compact and requires little walking, starting with the plants themselves, through...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The visit is worth it to understand the amount of labour that goes into the vanilla production on the island. However, I would agree with a previous reviewer, that there was a lot of promoting selling at the end of the tour, which could be...More

Thank Parafernalia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Educational visit. A bit expensive maybe. And too much selling speech at the end of visit. But overall enjoyed our visit to la vanilleraie

Thank Aurélie C
Reviewed 13 June 2016

very informative visit . easy to find - off the highway - well worth the time . the explanations are good and clear ,

Thank philippe D
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very cute place to find out how vanilla is produced and transformed. There is a shop to buy by products and vanilla. Great tour, thanks to our wonderful guide !

Thank TocaDefruta
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We found this tour highly informative as never realised the labour intensity of the industry. We were the only English speakers among a large group of French speakers but the staff took us to one side and gave us a private tour with an English...More

Thank Barbara4068
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We visited this attraction which is not far from St Denis and found it to be absolutely fascinating. Tours are available in French and English and our English speaking guide was extremely knowledgeable. It was a fascinating tour from the vanilla garden to the finished...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

The visit is English friendly and covers the entire Vanilla cultivation process from planting to the shops.

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