Visit To Traditional Colonial Houses

Enjoy guided tours to authentic colonial houses around the island. Discover the styles and forms introduced by Dutch, French, and British settlers from the seventeenth century onward, mixed with influences from India and East Africa. All this resulted in a unique hybrid architecture of international historic, social, and artistic significance that are unique to the country and inform the historical context of the Indian Ocean and European colonialism. The colonial houses are filled with history; antiques and photos of the period, some also have magnificent gardens surrounded by waterfalls.


  • Eureka House
  • Domaine de Saint Aubin
  • Domaine des Aubineaux
  • Château Labourdonnais
  • Demeure de Saint Antoine