Impressions of La Digue#La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles population-wise, east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island. In terms of size it is the fourth largest granitic island of Seychelles after Mahé, Praslin and Silhouette Island. It has a population of about 3,000 people. Most live in the west coast villages La Passe and La Réunion. There is no airport on La Digue, but it can bee reached by boat or ferry, e.g. from Praslin.
It was named after a ship in the fleet of French explorer Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, who visited the Seychelles in 1768 but it reportedly was sighted already in 1742.