15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Hell-Bourg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Saint-Pierre
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cilaos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Saint-Denis
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maison Folio and Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg. Explore Hell-Bourg's surroundings by going to Saint-Benoit (Le Comptoir Melissa & Les Cascades de Takamaka).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hell-Bourg online road trip planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Hell-Bourg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint-Benoit
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Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg

3
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. La Cite du Volcan and Edgar Photographie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Dekocean and Marche Forainfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Pierre side-trips: Cascade de Grand Galet (in Saint-Joseph), Maison Bedier (in Piton Saint-Leu) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). There's lots more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saint-Pierre trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Pierre takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Piton de Fournaise, Dekocean, Maison Bedier, Edgar Photographie, La Cite du Volcan
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Helicopter Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
La Cite du Volcan
La Cite du Volcan

3
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Shop till you drop at Marche de Saint-Leu and La Maison de la Broderie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cilaos: Maido (in Saint-Paul), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe) and Plage des Roches Noires (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at La Roche Merveilleuse, take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, and take a memorable drive along Col du Taibit.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cilaos vacation app .

You can drive from Saint-Pierre to Cilaos in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Marche de Saint-Leu, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Maido, Plage des Roches Noires
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Plage des Roches Noires ©
Plage des Roches Noires
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse

5
nights
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee de Villele and Notre-Dame de la Delivrance. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old City Hall of Saint-Denis and Eglise Sainte-Anne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Denis: Coopérative Pro Vanille (in Bras-Panon), Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Scuba & Snorkeling & Plage de l'Ermitage) and La Saline les Bains (Plage de Trou d'Eau & Plage de La Saline les Bains). There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get outside with Cap Noir, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saint Paul Marine Cemetery, and enjoy the sea views from Office de Tourisme Intercommunal du Nord.

Plan my day in Saint-Denis using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Cilaos to Saint-Denis in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Denis can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, La Saline les Bains, Eglise Sainte-Anne, Coopérative Pro Vanille
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Plage de l'Ermitage ©
Plage de l'Ermitage
Coopérative Pro Vanille ©
Coopérative Pro Vanille
Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains

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