21 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

21 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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21 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Hell-Bourg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Saint-Philippe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saint-Joseph
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
La Saline les Bains
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Cilaos
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg and Rue de Paris. Get in touch with nature at Point de vue sur le trou de fer and Canyoning, Envergure Reunion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hell-Bourg: Niagara Fall (in Sainte-Suzanne) and Saint-Benoit (Eglise Sainte-Anne de Saint-Benoit, Cascade de la Paix, & more).

For photos and other tourist information, read our Hell-Bourg trip itinerary website .

London, UK to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Reunion Time is 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Philippe.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Benoit, Foret de Bebour, Cascade Niagara, Rue de Paris
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Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Foret de Bebour ©
Foret de Bebour

3
nights
Saint-Philippe

Saint-Philippe is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Route des Laves and Puits Arabe. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Piton de L'Eau. Step out of Saint-Philippe to go to Sainte-Rose and see Bananaland, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices, don't miss a visit to Quai de Sel - Ancien Port, explore the activities along Puits des Anglais, and take a peaceful walk through Foret de Mare Longue.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Philippe trip builder .

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Philippe in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Philippe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Piton de L'Eau, Bananaland
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves
Foret de Mare Longue ©
Foret de Mare Longue

4
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Cascade de trou noir. Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre-Dame des Laves and Temple Tamoul Narassingua Perournal. Venture out of the city with trips to Anse des Cascades (in Sainte-Rose), Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile) and Spas (in Le Tampon). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Aquasens, explore the striking landscape at Le Cap Jaune, explore and take pictures at Le Labyrinthe en-Champ-The, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Orchidees.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Joseph route planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Philippe to Saint-Joseph takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to La Saline les Bains.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Petite-Ile, Sainte-Rose, Temple Tamoul Narassingua Perournal, Spas
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Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Cascade de trou noir ©
Cascade de trou noir

5
nights
La Saline les Bains

La Saline les Bains ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Pas de Bellecombe and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de La Saline les Bains. Change things up with a short trip to Cap Noir in Dos d'Ane (about 30 minutes away).

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the La Saline les Bains tour planner .

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to La Saline les Bains in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in La Saline les Bains sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cilaos.

Things to do in La Saline les Bains

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Paul, Pas de Bellecombe, Cap Noir
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Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Roche Merveilleuse and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Get in touch with nature at Piton de Fournaise and Fly 974 Tandem. Step out of Cilaos to go to Saint-Paul and see Maido, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Le fenetre Les Makes, stroll through Col du Taibit, explore the world behind art at La Maison de la Broderie, and admire all the interesting features of RN5 Road.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cilaos sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from La Saline les Bains to Cilaos in 2 hours. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Piton de Fournaise, Le fenetre Les Makes
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La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse
Col du Taibit ©
Col du Taibit
Fly 974 Tandem ©
Fly 974 Tandem

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