Jardin de la Maison d'Edith (Le)

North Saint-Denis - Cultural heritage

Description

Discover the fascinating history of the textile industry in Reunion Island and the Commins family, last people to have operated the factory facilities of Saint-Gilles and La Montagne to manufacture textile with choka (aloe).

Guided visit of the family home dating back over a century and its Creole garden upon reservation. Reception open from 10am to 18pm. Visits take place from 10am to noon and from 2:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m. Closed shoes, hat and long clothing are recommended. Possible to take your own sandwich with you and to have lunch on site. Please contact the owner. For at least 5 people snacks are offered upon booking.

Location

Itinerary

When you arrive at the RSMA (Adapted military service regiment) head for La Montagne by taking the winding road. At the top of it, take the first street on the right. It is called Chemin de la Vigie, then Chemin Neuf and then Chemin Commins (It is the same street). You’ll see a signboard for the Saint Bernard restaurant and the leprosery “Leproserie”. You'll also drive past a florist, a recycling center, a housing estate (“Lotissement Gaud”), new blocks of flats (SHLMR). The road goes slightly up and then it goes down. When you go up the road, you will see just opposite a block of flats on the right with a big white gate. On a little signboard is written “Les Jardins d’Aline”. Go towards this gate as if you were going to enter but turn into the small path just on your right. Next to the block of flats on your right, you’ll see a sort of van “Nice Pizza” on the central reservation. Take the small private path between the gate in front of the block of flats and the “Nice Pizza”. Park your car a few metres further on the car park situated on your left. La Maison d’Edith is right opposite.

Contact

59, chemin Commins 97417 Montagne (La)
0692696605
maisondedith@gmail.com
Web : http://www.maisondedith.com

Languages

french

Example of rates

10 € /pers.

Near

hiking trail, sentier de grande randonnée, commerce alimentaire, golf, équitation, parking public, jardin

Coordinates

GPS RGR92
  • Longitude : 334320
  • Latitude : 7689214
Geolocation coordinates
  • Longitude : 55.407147
  • Latitude : -20.889919
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