Trou de Fer
Trou de Fer, Réunion
About Trou de Fer
The Trou de Fer ("Iron Hole") is a canyon on Reunion Island, off the coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The primary river flowing through the gorge, which is up to 300 m deep, is the Bras de Caverne River. The canyon has two distinct parts: a large crater, which is fed by six prominent waterfalls, and a narrow slot canyon at its outlet, which constitutes most of the canyon's length.
Attractions near Trou de Fer
The Bridal Veil Falls is a beautiful waterfall located at about 500 m altitudes along the mountainous rampart that separates the cirque Salazie and the plateau forest Bélouve.
Forest Bélouve is a magnificent, unspoiled forest situated at 1,500 meters in altitude. It is protected by Réunion National Park and listed as a biological reserve.
The Morange house, or museum of music and instruments of the Indian Ocean, is a French museum located in Hell-Bourg, an islet in the town of Salazie. The museum has a collection of 1,500 traditional instruments.
The Piton d'Anchaing is a mountain summit of the island of Réunion, Overseas department French in the southwest of the Indian Ocean. Culminating at an altitude of 1,356 meters, it overlooks the center of the natural cirque of Salazie.
The Rivière du Mât is a 34.8 km long river on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion.
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Reunion is a French overseas island located in the midst of the Indian Ocean, 700 kilometers east of the island of Madagascar, and 200 kilometers South-West of Mauritius. The island has been inhabited since the 16th century when people from France and Madagascar settled there.