Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, Vieux-Habitants

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Historic Site
Get to know the inner workings of a coffee plantation at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere. Founded in the 17th century, the plantation boasts a long history of producing fine crops in the area. Coffee is not the only product grown here, however. Take a tour and identify trees like cocoa, banana, bread fruit, coconut, cinnamon, and vanilla. Learn about the hard work that goes into growing and harvesting the products, and if you choose a tasting tour, sample the produce of the plantation. Be careful when visiting, as the road is narrow, steep, and quite bumpy. Also be aware that the plantation only offers tours in French. To visit Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere on your trip to Vieux-Habitants, use our Vieux-Habitants trip itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Situated on the most intense road you have ever seen, it was a harrowing experience just to make it to La Grivilière. Barely one lane in places, riddled with steep inclines and blind corners, it requi...  more »
  • This was once a big coffee plantation. It is now a historic restoration and grows a little coffee. The tour tells about some of the tropical plants, making of coffee, and the history of the plantation...  more »
  • As others have pointed out, the road to the plantation itself will have you wondering why you ever decided to go and whether you're going in the right direction. Blame the coffee plant for preferring ...  more »
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  • Worth visiting simply for the views. Absolutely beautiful location, and the road up is an adventure in and of itself
  • Wonderful tour about the history, vegetation, and coffee processing. Guides speak some English.
  • Great visit and guide of the coffee harvest.
  • We had a great guide, both for his kindness and his calm for the explanations he has given us. It has not undergone a course of history or science, but we were invited to perceive and feel the nature, what she saw and what she offers. The coffee is much better since...
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  • Great visit, Annick was great with a lot of knowledge about the garden. A cultural and place with a great cachet, far from the scene of mass tourism.
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