Albion Phare also known as Pointe aux Caves , inaugurated in 1910.It is still in use , 30meters high it offers an excellent view over the region. The Belle Vue Cliffs are easily accessible and are 10 minutes’ walk away from the lighthouse of Albion.
Starting off from St Pierre, the track progresses up the southern flank, becoming rougher as it steepens. There’s always a cool breeze blowing on that slope of the mountain, making even the hottest summer days bearable.
The Pouce is an hour and a half walk, with beautiful views over the central plateau of the island. The view is relatively easy for a mountain with several view stops before reaching the thumb where you can enjoy the panoramic view over Port Louis capital, its harbor and surrounding hills: a 360 degree feast!