St-André attractions

Distillery in St-André

Sucrerie de Bois-Rouge

This sugar refinery is on the coast 3km north of St-André. During the cane harvest (July to December) visitors are shown around the huge, high-tech plant, following the process from the delivery of the cut cane to t…
Hindu Temple in St-André

Temple of Colosse

Temple of Colosse is, by far, the most striking Tamil temple in Réunion. With its brightly painted decor, it's very photogenic. Since it's not open to the public, you’ll have to content yourself with peering through…
Plantation in St-André

Plantation de Vanille Roulof

If you're after Réunion's Vanille Bourbon, head to this small family-run operation where you can buy vanilla pods at reasonable prices (€10 for 25g). You can also find out about the technique of 'marrying' the vanil…
Historic Building in St-André

Maison Martin Valliamé

Worth a look is this handsome colonial villa dating from 1925, northeast of the centre. Guided tours in French are available on the hour from 10am to 4pm.
Hindu Temple in St-André

Temple du Petit Bazar

This small Tamil temple is not far from the centre.