The district of Pamplemousses lies in the north of Mauritius. It is the third most populous city of Mauritius with a total population of 139,966. The city is known after a grapefruit which was brought on the island in the 17th century by the Dutch when they invaded the country. The places of interest are Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, The old Cemetary, L'Aventure du Sucre. Pamplemousses also has many vibrant markets where one can buy handicrafts, paintings, jewellery and gift boxes.
Flying to Pamplemousses: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is the airport serving the island of Mauritius. It lies at a distance of 54.5 km from Pamplemousses. The airport offers international flights to Antananarivo, Bengaluru, Cape Town, Delhi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, London, Mahe, Mumbai, Paris, Shanghai and Zurich.
Driving to Pamplemousses:
|Destination||Distance (km)||Time (hh:mm)|
|Trou aux Biches||14.8 km||0:23|
|Port Louis||15 km||0:23|
|Grand Baie||17 km||0:25|
|Grand Gaube||18.3 km||0:25|
|Poste de Flacq||24 km||0:35|