A stop in the city of Fianarantsoa can mean a sweet night in one of the rooms at Hôtel Soratel. Here, while waiting for the departure of the mythical train of Fianarantsoa-Côte Est, or to the extraordinary RN7 road, the travellers will appreciate the elegant, pleasant setting of Soratel. 32 rooms with a comfort of the three stars’ category as well as the Bed & Breakfast option are suggested to the visitors who want to discover the particularities of the Betsileo region. Nested in the heart of the city, the establishment is popular because it is located quite near to the main important interests in the city.
In Fianarantsoa, the Tsara Guest House combines the charm and the authenticity of the area with a touch of modernity and elegance. The 16 rooms of this establishment nested on the hill which overhangs the capital of the Betsileo region deserve a detour during a stop in the city of Fianarantsoa. A restaurant of 60 place settings is also accessible in this establishment. From the Tsara Guest House, all the alternatives are imaginable: either going to the upper part of the city and then admiring the view of the city from a unique viewpoint or striding along the several back streets to discover the daily life of the inhabitants.
After discovering the splendours of the central highlands of Madagascar, the travellers are invited to have a restful stop at the Hôtel Mahamanina. Located in an ideal area, the establishment proposes its 23 comfortable rooms constructed in the very heart of the city of Fianarantsoa. Here the conviviality is a rule, and the visitors will immediately appreciate the welcoming atmosphere of the hotel. At less than 10 minutes from the railway station and at a hundred yards from the national road, the Hôtel Mahamanina is the establishment recommended to the travellers who are planning a journey on the RN7 road or via the train Fianarantsoa Côte Est.
In the heart of the city of Fianarantsoa, the Hôtel Cotsoyannis has set apart a green space for the travellers who are passing by the capital of Betsileo. Either for a long stay or a shorter stop, the establishment offers the lodging and the meals. Located in a welcoming setting, the Hôtel Cotsoyannis mix the richness of the Malagasy trees such as the rosewood and the bamboos, with the authentic traditional bricks of the country. Here, 21 comfortable rooms are ready for the travellers in search for a calming rest. In addition, a restaurant of 40 place settings is open in the establishment, set in a nice patio full of flowers.
A stay at Le Lac Hotel remains a journey on its own during the tour of discover around the most beautiful sites of Madagascar. At less than twenty kilometres from Fianarantsoa, the establishment is nested at the foot of a very particular hill in Madagascar. The 520 hectares of the only tea plantation of the country is to be admired here, from one of the rooms at this charming establishment. 37 rooms are available for the travellers who settle in Le Lac Hotel and there is also a restaurant of 60 place settings. In addition, the establishment is located close to the railway station, the departure point of an amazing journey towards the east coast and the city of Manakara.
Fianarantsoa : la ville paisible
A 415 kilomètres d’Antananarivo culmine la ville historique de Fianarantsoa. Découvrez les traditions Betsileo à travers les collines, les rizières et les vignobles les plus importants de Madagascar.
La deuxième capitale
Comme Antananarivo, la capitale de Madagascar, Fianarantsoa possède son lac Anosy, sa ville haute, sa ville moyenne, sa ville basse, son vieux quartier et ses constructions traditionnelles situées sur le flanc de la colline. La cinquantaine de bâtiments culturels et les nombreuses églises qui parsèment la cité font de de Fianarantsoa le foyer religieux de la Grande île. Expérimentez un voyage original à bord de l’une des derniers trains du Réseau National des Chemins de fer de Madagascar encore en circulation, via la ligne Fianarantsoa Côte Est.
Le plaisir du palais
Plongez dans le décor pittoresque des vignobles d’Isandra et de Famoriana et dégustez les vins locaux que l’on vous offrira lors de votre visite des caves traditionnelles. Découvrez par ailleurs la plus grande plantation de thé de Madagascar, la concessionde Sahambavy, situé à une heure du centre-ville. Le Parc National de Ranomafana, situéà 60 kilomètres de la ville abrite l’une des sources thermales les plus réputées du pays. La faune et la flore endémique de l’île ne manqueront pas de vous émerveiller.