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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Papeete

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Papeete with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Papeete area

This Papeete map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Papeete and surroundings

Overview of festivals and celebrations in French Polynesia

French Polynesia celebrates Christmas on the night of December 24-25th along with the entire Catholic world, and this date falls on the hottest and rainy season. A large Christmas market is opened in the capital, where you can buy presents and festive food. Many stores sell artificial Christmas trees. The residents of the island can be seen happily decorating their homes. Families gather at richly laid tables, in which you can see traditional European dishes like turkey, and food cooked in an underground furnace. At midnight, Catholics attend services in churches, and children wait for gifts from Santa Claus, who travel by canoe and enter houses through the windows that have been left open. … Open

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Our guide to Papeete

Cultural excursion through Papeete - things to see

The Avenue Bruat starts right near the Place. The street hosts astonishing office buildings and significant governmental institutions. The most beautiful architectural landmark of this district is considered to be the Presidential Palace and the High Commissioner Office. Another interesting spot of tourist interest to visit and explore is the General Post Office which is surrounded with the scale Bougainville Park. … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Those tourists looking to get new brand clothes and French perfumes as memorable souvenirs of Papeete vacation should visit one of the shopping centers. The largest stores are Le Fare Tony and Le Centre Vaima ones which are located in the center of the city. A choice of night life destinations in Papeete is really great. Tourists will find there clubs and bars fitting every taste, fancy and budget. The Le Tamure Hut … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Tourists who can not imagine their diet without traditional Italian treats should visit the Api’zerria restaurant which menu gets literally every day updated that is why every visit to the Api’zerria eating house will feature inimitable impressions and will taste different. The restaurant is always filled with a buzzing friendly atmosphere. It will be a perfect location as for a family visit so for a … Open

Traditions and mentality of Papeete

The main symbol of the festival is bright magnificent costumes which the participants of the fest specially prepare for the show. The preparation to the festival takes up to several months as its program is rather diverse and rich. Apart from unforgettable dance shows the guests of the festival may attend different sport competitions and even take part in some of them. Different cultural and gastronomy shows, … Open

Travel guide to Papeete

Many tourists are familiar with the historic To'ota Square, which serves as a starting point for many sightseeing tours. However, not all travelers know about the main secret of this square - a huge banyan tree adorning it. According to local residents, Gauguin liked to relax in the shade of this tree, having previously bought a bottle of his favorite absinthe in one of the nearby shops. An important monument … Open

Advices for travellers

2. The main type of the city transport is a bus by which tourists can reach almost every district of the city. It should be noted that there are no bus stops in Papeete. A bus or any other city transport can be literally stopped almost everywhere on the route with a rise of a hand. 3. Cyclers and travelers giving preference to walking tours should keep away from the roads as many local drivers prefer … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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