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Maïdo

Maïdo, 97460, Réunion

Viewpoints
Mountain Peaks

About Maïdo

Maïdo Located in the highlands above Saint Paul. Piton Maïdo is known for the outstanding views it offers over the cirque of Mafate and the west coast of Reunion.


Attractions near Maïdo

Mafate4.61km from Maïdo

The Cirque de Mafate is a caldera on Réunion Island. The cirque is entirely enclosed by mountains, especially tall cliffs, save for the sole river exiting, the Rivière des Galets. The name "Mafate" comes from the Malagasy word "Mahafaty", which means lethal, an allusion to the difficulty of accessing the Cirque.

Grand Bénare6.38km from Maïdo

At an elevation of 2898 mètres, Grand Bénare is Reunion's third highest peak. It is most often accessed by hike from the Maido in the heights of Saint Paul.

Trois Salazes7.08km from Maïdo

The Trois Salazes are a set of three rocky peaks forming a natural curiosity of the Piton des Neiges seen from the center of Cilaos on the island of Reunion.

Gros Morne8.5km from Maïdo

The Gros Morne is a volcanic peak on the island of Réunion, located to the north of the town of Cilaos.

Piton des Neiges10.17km from Maïdo

The Piton des Neiges is the highest point on Réunion and is considered to be the highest point in the Indian Ocean. The volcano has been inactive for 20,000 years and is surrounded by three massive crater valleys, the Cirques. It is a well known hiking destination,and a perfect place to explore wonderful, unspoilt nature.

Piton d'Anchaing12km from Maïdo

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.

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Réunion30 attractions

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.