14 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

14 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Reunion Island trip planner

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Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Hell-Bourg
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Hell-Bourg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sainte-Rose
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint-Joseph
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Leu
— 5 nights
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Strasbourg

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Hell-Bourg

— 2 nights
Go for a jaunt from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Benoit to see Piton de Fournaise about 1h 5 min away.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hell-Bourg online road trip planner.

Strasbourg, France to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Réunion Time (RET), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Sainte-Rose.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:

Sainte-Rose

— 2 nights
Sainte-Rose is a commune on the east coast of the French island and department of Réunion.GeographyThe commune is bordered by the communes of La Plaine-des-Palmistes, Saint-Benoît, Saint-Joseph, Saint-Philippe and Tampon; and by the Rivière de l'Est to the nord. On the 25th (Thu), stroll through Anse des Cascades, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Route des Laves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Piton de L'Eau, get impressive views of Pas de Bellecombe, then experience rural life at Association Valorisation et de Preservation du Patrimoine des Hauts de Sainte-Marguerite, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Anne.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sainte-Rose day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Sainte-Rose in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Sainte-Rose

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

Saint-Joseph

— 3 nights
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Joseph side-trips: Petite-Ile (Plage de Grande Anse & Akea Spa & Beauty), Jardin des Parfums et des Epices (in Saint-Philippe) and Belvedere de Bois Court (in Le Tampon). There's still lots to do: get outside with Aquasens, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the dramatic natural features at Le Cap Jaune.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Saint-Joseph trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Sainte-Rose to Saint-Joseph in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Saint-Joseph can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:

Saint-Leu

— 5 nights
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Leu side-trips: Saint-Paul (Maido & Fly 974 Tandem) and Helicopter Tours (in Saint-Pierre). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de la Reunion, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint-Leu trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Leu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Saint-Leu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:

Reunion Island travel guide

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Parasailing & Paragliding · Gardens · Aquariums
Known for its volcanic forested interior, Reunion Island also features beaches and coral reefs. The island's most famous landmark is a climbable volcano (active), standing over 2,600 m (8,600 ft) above sea level. Other climbing destinations include an extinct volcano and three calderas, a type of naturally formed amphitheaters created by collapsed volcanoes. Plan your next holiday on Reunion Island if you're looking for great views and majestic landscapes.