A harmonious multi-cultural society
A journey to Réunion, an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean which has belonged to France since 1643, will bring you face to face with a wonderful variety of cultures which live together in complete harmony.
Asian cuisine and Creole markets, Buddhist and Tamil temples, Muslim and Christian religious functions all co-exist in Réunion, and complement each other.
Out of a total of 2500 sq km, 1000 are protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Here, nature expresses its full potential in a land which goes from pure white tropical beaches, to mountain peaks which exceed 3000 metres in height, like Piton de Neige.
As you will discover on your cruise to Réunion you can take a walk along recently solidified lava and discover dream beaches like Ermitage beach with its white sands and water protected by the coral reef.
The magnificence of the tropical forests can be experienced at their best at the heart of the island in one of its numerous “cirques”, great mountainous rings which were formed after the collapse of ancient volcanoes.
A cruise on MSC South Africa will give you the opportunity in Réunion to go trekking, snorkelling, diving and go on excursions in areas of active volcanoes. Finally don't miss the local markets, there is one in every city on the island.