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Mare a Martin

Published about 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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The crest of Salazes and Cimendef are reflecting in mare à Martin. The ramparts that encircle the circus are included in the territory of Reunion National Park, listed since July 31, 2010 as World heritage.

Piton Bebour

Published about 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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The mid-altitude rainforest, locally called (and freely translated) "colored woods forest" brings together an unheard variety of plant species. T<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/piton-bebour-reunion">...(more)</a>

Sunset over an eruption

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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This particularly important eruption began on April 2, 2007 and lasted one month. Not less than 130 million cubic-meters of lava ran o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunset-over-an-eruption-reunion">...(more)</a>

At Piton Fougeres

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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The Piton Fougères (1.802 m) dominates the circus of Salazie. One recognizes Mare à Martin in the foreground and more in the south Grand-Ilet<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/at-piton-fougres-reunion">...(more)</a>

At the Maïdo

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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Thanks to its easy access, this view-point located at 2.200 meters heigth is certainly one of the most touristic places of the island. One can see all the circus of Mafate and the main summits of the island.

The Plaine des Sables

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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The Plaine des Sables is the result of several collapses which occurred 65 and 61 million years ago, and of phases of fillings by the la<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-plaine-des-sables-reunion">...(more)</a>

The west coast

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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This panorama is taken at the door of the balneal zone. Just at the vertical, the lagoon begins at Boucan-Canot, interrupt shortly at Saint-Gil<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-west-coast-reunion">...(more)</a>

Vacoas

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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At Sainte-Rose a path follows the littoral and allows to discover this wild coast. One uses the leaves of the vacoa (Pandanus utilis) to braid baskets and other small traditional objects.

Saint-Andre

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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From Saint-Denis to Sainte-Rose, all the counties of the east of the island,  can be seen on this image made above Saint-André. The city is surrounded by <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/saint-andre">...(more)</a>

Volcanic eruption

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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The eruption of Piton Payankë on the nord slope of the Piton de la Fournaise occured on 22 august 2003 and last five days. It produced more than 6 cubic meters of lava.

Aerial view over Bebour

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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  Très haut au dessus de Bébour, la vue porte sur toute l'île. Au sud-est, le Piton de la Fournaise, puis Saint-Pierre et Saint-Louis ve<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/aerial-view-over-bebour-world">...(more)</a>

The Piton des Neiges

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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Le plus haut sommet de l'île de La Réunion culmine à 3070 mètres. C'est un volcan éteint âgé de 4,5 Millions d'année. Sa dernière activité remonte à 12.000 ans. Il domine le cirque de Cilaos.

At the Three Salazes

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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This dyke is on the edge between Mafate an Cilaos, at the foot of the old volcano Piton des Neiges. The height is 2.132 meters. When the sky is clear one can see the ocean on the south.

Mare Longue rain forest

Published over 4 years ago by Hervé Douris

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Installed on young lava soil, the Mare Longue rain forest is declared Natural reserve because of its high botanical interest. It grows at low altitude, a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/marelongue01">...(more)</a>