International Slavery Route Monument


This modest roadside monument of stone sculptures recognises Le Morne's connection to the story of slavery.

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1. Le Morne Public Beach

0.03 MILES

The resort hotels of Le Morne may have grabbed long stretches of ocean frontage here, but this public beach, between Dinarobin and Lux Le Morne is just as…

2. Le Morne Public Beach

1.01 MILES

A narrow sliver of sand at the tip of the peninsula, this beach has lovely rooms but very little space, especially on weekends.

3. Ebony Forest of Chamarel

3.58 MILES

One of the most exciting conservation initiatives in Mauritius in the last few years, the Ebony Forest seeks to recreate a small pocket of indigenous…

4. Terres de 7 Couleurs

3.98 MILES

Chamarel Coloured Earths have become one of the sights on the island's usual tourist circuit. Some travellers (and we're among them) find them quite…

5. Matthew Flinders Monument

4.55 MILES

Standing on the shore 500m west of Baie du Cap, the Matthew Flinders Monument was erected in 2003 to honour the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the…

6. Chamarel Waterfall

4.58 MILES

About halfway (1.5km) between the entrance gate to Terres de 7 Couleurs and the colourful sands is a scenic viewpoint over the waterfall, which plunges…

7. Curious Corner of Chamarel

5.04 MILES

This eclectic place is utterly unlike anywhere else on the island. Essentially an interactive gallery of illusions and art, it has an upside-down room, a…

8. Rhumerie de Chamarel

5.66 MILES

Set among the vast hillside plantations of Chamarel, the rhumerie is a working distillery that doubles as a museum showcasing the rum-making process. The…