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Seychelles - Culture


  • Coco de Mer
  • Christian cross at sunset
  • Bull carriage
  • Two bocals of Tequilla Sunrise cocktail

Social Conventions

The people of Seychelles live a simple and laid back lifestyle and are very hospitable and welcoming. The standard greeting is to shake hands. If invited to a home for dinner, a small gift is certainly appreciated. Casual clothing is essential and formal attire is usually only reserved for church (however, it is important to remember that beachwear should remain at the beach). Tourism is greatly controlled in order to protect and conserve the environment, as such, it is advisable to remember not to collect shells from the beach as many are used as habitats for hermit crabs. Collecting shells is strictly prohibited from national parks and reserves.

 

Language

Creole, English and French are the main languages spoken in Seychelles.

 

Religion

The majority of the population of Seychelles, around 83% are Roman Catholic. Other religions with followings include Anglican, Seventh Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha’i and other minority religions.

 


 

Seychelles Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Seychelles.

Learn about the history and culture of Seychelles, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Seychelles's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Seychelles for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Seychelles vacations today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Seychelles tour, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours.

 


 

Book your Seychelles vacation with Goway! 

AfricaExperts and Idyllic Islands are the exclusive divisions of Goway that specializes in planning and organizing Seychelles vacations and experiences. Choose from a romantic island stay,  a stay of distinction, a beach holiday and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to the Seychelles.


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