10 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

10 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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10 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Saint-Paul
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hell-Bourg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Le Tampon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cilaos
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul ©
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get some historical perspective at Rue de Paris and Notre-Dame de la Delivrance. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plage de La Saline les Bains and Bassin des Aigrettes. Explore Saint-Paul's surroundings by going to Old City Hall of Saint-Denis (in Saint-Denis) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in La Saline les Bains). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trou d'Eau, and get outside with B'leu Ocean.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saint-Paul trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Saint-Paul is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belgrade to Saint-Paul is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Denis, La Saline les Bains, Saint-Leu, Bassin des Aigrettes
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Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains
Rue de Paris ©
Rue de Paris
Notre-Dame de la Delivrance ©
Notre-Dame de la Delivrance

2
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maison Morange, then examine the collection at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Anne de Saint-Benoit, then stop by Le Comptoir Melissa, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point de vue sur le trou de fer.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hell-Bourg trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Saint-Paul to Hell-Bourg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Le Tampon.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Saint-Benoit
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Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Eglise Sainte-Anne ©
Eglise Sainte-Anne

1
night
Le Tampon

Le Tampon
Le Tampon is the fourth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): trek along Grand Bassin and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Le Tampon travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Le Tampon in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Le Tampon

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Bassin
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Grand Bassin
Grand Bassin

1
night
Cilaos

Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the world behind art at La Maison de la Broderie, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Roche Merveilleuse, and finally learn about winemaking at Le Chai de Cilaos: La maison des vins.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cilaos travel route planner.

Drive from Le Tampon to Cilaos in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse
La Maison de la Broderie ©
La Maison de la Broderie

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