15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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15 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Saint-Denis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sainte-Rose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint-Pierre
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cilaos
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Paris

3
nights
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Take a break from the city and head to Plage de La Saline les Bains and Parasailing & Paragliding. Visit Rue de Paris and Notre-Dame de la Delivrance for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Denis side-trips: Kelonia (in Saint-Leu) and Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Descente VTT & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Leon Dierx, indulge your taste buds at Marche Forain du Chaudron, contemplate the geological forces at Pas de Bellecombe, and get outside with CiméO Nature | Canyoning à la Réunion.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Denis online vacation planner .

Paris, France to Saint-Denis is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paris to Saint-Denis. July in Saint-Denis sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sainte-Rose.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, La Saline les Bains, Marche Forain du Chaudron
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Musee Leon Dierx ©
Musee Leon Dierx
Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains
Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe

1
night
Sainte-Rose

Sainte-Rose ©
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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get outside with Route des Laves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame des Laves, and then examine the collection at Domaine d'Aldachris & Bananaland.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Sainte-Rose trip planner .

You can drive from Saint-Denis to Sainte-Rose in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Sainte-Rose sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Sainte-Rose

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Route des Laves
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Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves

4
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore hidden gems such as Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Aquasens. Visiting Fly 974 Tandem and Piton de Fournaise will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Pierre side-trips: Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile), Eglise Sainte-Anne de Saint-Benoit (in Saint-Benoit) and Bassin des Aigrettes (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and see the interesting displays at La Cite du Volcan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Pierre trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Sainte-Rose to Saint-Pierre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Benoit, Aquasens, Plage de Grande Anse, Bassin des Aigrettes, La Cite du Volcan
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Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Bassin des Aigrettes ©
Bassin des Aigrettes

4
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Step off the beaten path and head to Le fenetre Les Makes and Azurtech Parapente. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg and Maison Bedier. Change things up with these side-trips from Cilaos: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe), Oasis Lagoon (in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains) and La Saline les Bains (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Plage de Trou d'Eau). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at La Roche Merveilleuse, see the interesting displays at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien, and head outdoors with B'leu Ocean.

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Drive from Saint-Pierre to Cilaos in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Hell-Bourg, La Saline les Bains, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Oasis Lagoon
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La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg

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