Located 20 minutes from Port Luis, Château de Labourdonnais was built between 1856 and 1859. Surrounded by beautiful orchards, this grand mansion was restored between 2006 and 2010 and converted into a museum that invites you to discover the nineteenth century Mauritian lifestyle as well as its history. During your visit you will see:
- Grocery shop where a wide variety of fruits are sold to local buyers,supermarkets and to the transformation factory of Chateau de Labourdonnais,which results in finished products like jams, juices and fruit candies/pastes.
- The gardens and the orchards surrounding the Château by an environment where the beauty of nature reigns flawlessly on the estate. The grand driveway lined with centenarian trees, the lush gardens, but also the endemic plants,fruit trees and the giant tortoises’ park will tempt you in a timeless journey.
Today, the estate has further diversified from fruits and vegetables cultivation offering products and services such as leisure and events activities, real estate services, distillation of rum, vanilla plantation and much more.