Discovery Tahiti island
In the heart of the society islands, Tahiti is the biggest and most populated of French Polynesia’s 118 islands and has over 178,000 inhabitants. dripping in verdant landscapes, archaeological sites, coastlines and grandiose underwater panoramas, this volcanic island was named «new Cytheria» by Bougainville when he visited in 1768. Little by little the island became an essential south Pacific destination. Each year thousands of visitors follow their dreams to see the island’s landscapes, colorful markets, ancestral traditions and cultural heritage. In the capital of Papeete, craft and cultural shows are frequent and are at their peak during the celebrated heiva i Tahiti festivals through the months of June and July. Tahiti is an island of many treasures both natural and cultural.