15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Saint-Paul
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Saint-Paul
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cilaos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Pierre
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hell-Bourg
— 3 nights
Drive to Roland Garros Airport, Fly to Cape Town International Airport

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Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Plage de l'Ermitage. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint-Leu (Kelonia & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours), Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Plage des Roches Noires, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, &more) and Plage de Trou d'Eau (in La Saline les Bains). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Maido, take in breathtaking views at Ravine Bernica, take in the dramatic scenery at Bassin des Aigrettes, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Saint Paul Marine Cemetery.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saint-Paul trip itinerary builder site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Saint-Paul is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Saint-Paul due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

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Cilaos

Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Bring the kids along to Piton des Neiges and Zipline. Explore Cilaos' surroundings by going to Parc du Colorado (in Saint-Denis), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe) and Trois Roches (in Mafate). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at La Roche Merveilleuse, explore and take pictures at RN5 Road, and explore the world behind art at La Maison de la Broderie.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cilaos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Paul to Cilaos takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:

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Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kids will enjoy Musee Stella Matutina and Trou du Souffleur. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Pierre: Saint-Joseph (Aquasens & Cascade de Grand Galet), Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, look for gifts at Creoline Epicerie Fine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum, and explore the galleries of Edgar Photographie.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Pierre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Saint-Pierre takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:

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Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg is known for historic sites, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion, see the interesting displays at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien, admire the sheer force of Cascade Blanche, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hell-Bourg journey planning tool.

Getting from Saint-Pierre to Hell-Bourg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:

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.