There is still much going on in the streets and alleyways of charming Mahebourg, Mauritius’ ancient capital. Catch a glimpse of Mauritius’s glorious past; taste manioc cookies made from legendary recipes, before visiting the historic colonial home of a once grand family, which has now been turned into a museum. Take a stroll through the streets and discover ancient churches and the historic courthouse. Cross the longest bridge and embark on a boat for a tour through the bay of Mahebourg; cradle of the island’s civilisation and site of the only battle the French ever won against the British navy in the times of Admiral Nelson.
A Culture Day-Trip is most joyful way to get to know more about Mauritius’s incredibly interesting past! By taking you to the places where history happened, we aim to create your unforgettable memories nourished by the rich past of an island inhabited by many cultures. Keep lots of space on your memory stick, you’ll need it!