12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Hell-Bourg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Le Tampon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Cilaos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
La Saline les Bains
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Madrid

1
night
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
On the 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien and then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): stop by Coopérative Pro Vanille, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade Niagara, then take a stroll through Rue de Paris, then walk around Parc du Colorado, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Leon Dierx.

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Madrid, Spain to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Reunion Time is 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Le Tampon.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Denis, Coopérative Pro Vanille, Cascade Niagara
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Parc du Colorado ©
Parc du Colorado
Rue de Paris ©
Rue de Paris

2
nights
Le Tampon

Le Tampon ©
Le Tampon is the fourth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get outside with Belvedere de Bois Court, stroll around Parc des Palmiers, then head outdoors with Fly 974 Tandem, then hunt for treasures at Marche Forain, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Grand Bassin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pas de Bellecombe, and then take in the views from Suspension bridge of East River.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Le Tampon trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Le Tampon in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Le Tampon

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sainte-Rose, Marche Forain, Fly 974 Tandem, Grand Bassin
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Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe
Grand Bassin
Grand Bassin

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get outside with Plage de Grande Anse, get outside with Aquasens, then admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir, and finally head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Le Labyrinthe en-Champ-The, then take in the dramatic natural features at Route des Laves, then take in the dramatic natural features at Le Cap Jaune, and finally walk around La Truite de Langevin.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Joseph trip planner.

Traveling by car from Le Tampon to Saint-Joseph takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Plage de Grande Anse, Route des Laves
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Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Le Labyrinthe en-Champ-The ©
Le Labyrinthe en-Champ-The

2
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. On the 12th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Le fenetre Les Makes, then hike along La Chapelle, and then explore and take pictures at RN5 Road. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the galleries of La Maison de la Broderie, then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Roche Merveilleuse, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piton des Neiges.

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Drive from Saint-Joseph to Cilaos in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to La Saline les Bains.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Le fenetre Les Makes
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RN5 Road ©
RN5 Road
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
La Chapelle ©
La Chapelle

2
nights
La Saline les Bains

La Saline les Bains ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get outside with Adrenaline - Parapente, get outside with Azurtech Parapente, then admire the sheer force of Bassin des Aigrettes, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Villele, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Descente VTT. On the next day, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, kick back and relax at Plage de La Saline les Bains, and then get outside with CiméO Nature | Canyoning à la Réunion.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read La Saline les Bains trip planning site.

Getting from Cilaos to La Saline les Bains by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in La Saline les Bains can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Saline les Bains

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Musee de Villele
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Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains
Azurtech Parapente ©
Azurtech Parapente
Musee de Villele ©
Musee de Villele

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