When to go
The climate in Fianarantsoa is temperate and warm. You can go there any time except during the cyclonic seasons between February and April.
How to get there
To reach Fianarantsoa it will take a 6 hours drive from the capital. Once in town, rent a car or take a hike to visit the village of Ambatomainty, which is a 2 hour walk away from Fianarantsoa.
Where to stay
Hotel Soafia is located in the heart of the city of Fianarantsoa. It is also possible to reserve a room in Zomatel, Soratel, in the guest rooms of Villa Sylvestre or Cotsoyannis.. But in order to enjoy your visit further, the village of Ambatomainty offers guest rooms too.
Where to eat
Tsara Guest House restaurant offers European specialties and La Surprise restaurant Betsileo, typical Malagasy dishes. At Lac Hôtel, the chef's specialty is the wild duck hunted by the owner himself. Also try the Little Food or the Golden Dragon.
What to see
During your trip to Fianarantsoa, do not forget to visit the old city, the statue of the Blessed Virgin, one of the historical monuments of the city. From there, the panorama across the city is superb.