13 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

13 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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13 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Saint-Louis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cilaos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Saint-Denis
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Saint-Louis

Saint-Louis ©
Saint-Louis is the fifth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get outdoors at Le fenetre Les Makes and B'leu Ocean. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg and Azurtech Parapente. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Louis: Trou du Souffleur (in Saint-Leu) and Bassin des Aigrettes (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Fly 974 Tandem.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Louis itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Saint-Louis is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Brussels to Saint-Louis, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Louis

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Bassin des Aigrettes, Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, Fly 974 Tandem
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Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Bassin des Aigrettes ©
Bassin des Aigrettes

2
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. On the 10th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at La Chapelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Roche Merveilleuse, and then take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at La Maison de la Broderie, explore and take pictures at RN5 Road, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Drive from Saint-Louis to Cilaos in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Nature
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La Chapelle ©
La Chapelle
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): head outdoors with Route des Laves, then get outside with Cascade de Grand Galet, and then admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Plage de Grande Anse, get outside with Aquasens, and then stop by La Maison du Curcuma.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Joseph online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Saint-Joseph takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Route des Laves, Plage de Grande Anse
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Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse

5
nights
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rue de Paris and Eglise Sainte-Anne. Musee de Villele and Musee Leon Dierx are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien (in Hell-Bourg), Descente VTT (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains) and Saint Paul Marine Cemetery (in Saint-Paul). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Pas de Bellecombe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame de la Delivrance, kick back and relax at Plage de La Saline les Bains, and head outdoors with CiméO Nature | Canyoning à la Réunion.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Denis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Denis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

La Saline les Bains, Descente VTT, Marche Forain du Chaudron, Musee de Villele, Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien
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Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe
Musee de Villele ©
Musee de Villele
Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains

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