Trip Planner: Africa / Reunion Island / Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Saint-Philippe / Route des Laves
Driving along Route des Laves, to see firsthand the effects of volcanoes on the ever-changing landscape. Volcanic flows from Piton de la Fournaise regularly roll across the landscape, shaping the area as the flows cool and harden. Take a walk on the multicolored lava flow, nature’s work of art that's part of the National Park of Reunion. Be aware that the road is known to be closed for undefined time periods following volcanic eruptions. Plan trip to Saint-Philippe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
Route des Laves reviews
We drove along the coast road and continued until we found the places where the lava had spilled out down the mountainside it was an incredible sight. There are lots of stopping points for you to... more »
An easy drive around the South and South-East of the island, with viewpoints and stops easily accessible from the main road. more »
Plan your trip to Saint-Philippe
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Saint-Philippe
Trips to Route des Laves by other users
15 days in Reunion Island & Saint Maurice BY A USER FROM FRANCE Hell-Bourg Saint-Joseph Cilaos 15 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM FRANCE Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains Cilaos Saint-Joseph 60 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Hell-Bourg Saint-Philippe Le Tampon 17 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM FRANCE Hell-Bourg Saint-Philippe Saint-Pierre 15 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM ITALY Saint-Philippe Saint-Pierre Cilaos 5 days in Reunion Island BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Saint-Benoit Saint-Philippe Saint-Leu