Museum in Cilaos

Maison de la Broderie

Entirely modernised in 2014, the Maison de la Broderie is home to an association of 30 or so local women dedicated to keeping Cilaos' embroidery tradition alive. They embroider and sell children's clothes, serviette…
Museum in Cilaos

Maison des Vins du Chai de Cilaos

You can learn more about Cilaos wine at the Maison des Vins du Chai de Cilaos. A short film (in French) is followed by a wine-tasting session. Take home a bottle from about €12.
Gallery in Cilaos

Philippe Turpin's Studio

The sculptor, painter and printmaker Philippe Turpin, who etches on copper and then rolls the prints off the inky plates, has a studio that is open to the public. Turpin captures the wonder of Réunion in a fantastic…
Viewpoint in Cilaos

La Roche Merveilleuse

Head to the Marvellous Rock for an eagle-eye panorama of Cilaos. It's accessible on foot or by road. From Cilaos, take the road to Bras-Sec. The turn-off to La Roche Merveilleuse is signposted on the left, after abo…
Church in Cilaos


At the north end of town, the Catholic church, with its eye-catching white façade and spire, is Cilaos' major landmark.