Route des Laves, Saint-Philippe

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Driving along Route des Laves, to see firsthand the effects of volcanoes on the ever-changing landscape. Volcanic flows from Piton de la Fournaise regularly roll across the landscape, shaping the area as the flows cool and harden. Take a walk on the multicolored lava flow, nature’s work of art that's part of the National Park of Reunion. Be aware that the road is known to be closed for undefined time periods following volcanic eruptions. Plan trip to Saint-Philippe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • The route of Saint Philip to St. Rose is to be done absolutely to understand the life of the inhabitants linked to the whims of the volcano and thus see the different flows that took place outside the enclosure.
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  • After the visit of the volcano we went down to St Philip and we crossed the lava flows, the spread of these flows are impressive!!! I recommend you spend
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