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Château de Labourdonnais

From a historical and cultural destination to a diversified business. The Domaine de Labourdonnais is a historic destination in Mauritius. With multiple activities revolving around its exceptional natural and cultural heritage, it has become a diversified business comprising core activities: Leisure, Sports & Wellness, Agriculture & Processing and Real Estate. Domaine de Labourdonnais is famous for its Château, real jewel of the Mauritian Heritage, located in an emblematic destination in the North of Mauritius.

From a historical and cultural destination to a diversified business. The Domaine de Labourdonnais is a historic destination in Mauritius. With multiple activities revolving around its exceptional natural and cultural heritage, it has become a diversified business comprising core activities: Leisure, Sports & Wellness, Agriculture & Processing and Real Estate. Domaine de Labourdonnais is famous for its Château, real jewel of the Mauritian Heritage, located in an emblematic destination in the North of Mauritius.

Venue Type: Unique Outdoor
About Château de Labourdonnais

About Château de Labourdonnais

Built in 1856, the Château de Labourdonnais was inhabited by a Mauritian family for over 150 years. The beauty of and historical character of this unique colonial monument and historic value as well as that of the superb estate on which it was located. Claude Fauque, a renowned French museologist, and Alexandre Fruh, a famous French scenographer, came up with a new strategy for Domaine de Labourdonnais, thereby positioning the Château as a must-to-visit destination in Mauritius. In 2006, the Château de Labourdonnais underwent major restoration works to be restored to its former glory.

Today, the Domaine de Labourdonnais has become one of the most attractive cultural places to visit in Mauritius. The whole estate, especially the Château, constitutes a real immersion in the 19th-century art of living in Mauritius. Lined on both sides by Intendance trees (Ficus Retusa), the path leading up to the Château invites visitors to discover a magical and cultural place where history, nature, gastronomy and Mauritian know-how come together.

Visitors can explore the gardens and orchards, discovering – in addition to endemic plants – some fifty varieties of century-old mango trees, a selection of spice plants and trees bearing different exotic fruits. The visit to the Château ends at the tasting bar, where visitors can taste the 100% Mauritian products manufactured at Les Vergers de Labourdonnais and La Distillerie de Labourdonnais.

Le Château de Labourdonnais is well known for its:

  • Labourdonnais Express: Climb aboard the Labourdonnais Express and enjoy a fresh and entertaining way discovering the Domaine de Labourdonnais. The Express offers a 45-minute guided tour of the estate’s gardens and orchards, complete with a fruit paste and juice tasting session.
  • Renting the Château de Labourdonnais for your events: The Château de Labourdonnais’ gardens and restaurant, La Table du Château, can host all kinds of events and receptions: weddings, cocktails, concerts and much more.
  • La Table du Château: Mixing tradition and modernity, chef Fabio de Poli offers a creative and innovative menu inspired by old family recipes and made using the fruits and vegetables harvested on the Domaine de Labourdonnais
  • La Boutique du Château : La Boutique du Château offers many typically Mauritian souvenirs and gifts, as well as Domaine de Labourdonnais products, local craftsmen’s confections, clothes and decorative objects.
  • La Terasse: La Terrasse, located two minutes away from the Château, is a warm café with a convivial atmosphere.
  • La Corbeille: La Corbeille is a delicatessen offering a variety of local products, including those made by Les Vergers de Labourdonnais and La Distillerie de Labourdonnais
  • The Ernest Wiehe Conference room

Château de Labourdonnais hosted events such as concerts (Carol Lamport, The Clarisse sisters), Charity christmas market, Halloween day, shopping & fun day fair, Mauritius Rum Fest and much more.

Domaine de Labourdonnais, Mapou
Facilities & Highlights

Facilities & Highlights

Famous Mauritian Colonial Building
Well known Gastronomic Restaurant, La Table du Château
Conference room, up to 100 pax
24 hour secure parking
Offers a historical, cultural and culinary discovery
Crowd Capacity : 5000
Parking Capacity : 250
What Makes the Venue Special

What Makes the Venue Special

The Château de Labourdonnais is well known for its magical place cut off from the world. It is a family friendly place where both children and adults can discover the history and culture of their ancestors. Château de Labourdonnais is unique for its Gastronomic Restaurant and rums made by Les Vergers de Labourdonnais and La Distillerie de Labourdonnais.

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The Château de Labourdonnais is well known for its magical place cut off from the world. It is a family friendly place where both children and adults can discover the history and culture of their ancestors. Château de Labourdonnais is unique for its Gastronomic Restaurant and rums made by Les Vergers de Labourdonnais and La Distillerie de Labourdonnais.


Venue Recommended For

Concerts
Performances & Shows
Seminars
Workshops
Conferences
Banquets
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