25 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

25 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint-Paul
— 4 nights
2
Cilaos
— 4 nights
3
Saint-Pierre
— 5 nights
4
Saint-Joseph
— 4 nights
5
Saint-Philippe
— 3 nights
6
Hell-Bourg
— 4 nights

4
nights
Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Take a break from Saint-Paul with a short trip to Azurtech Parapente in Saint-Leu, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Bassin des Aigrettes, get outside with Fly 974 Tandem, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Paul trip maker app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Saint-Paul is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Saint-Paul due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Leu
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Maido ©
Maido
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Step out of Cilaos to go to Mafate and see Trois Roches, which is approximately 2h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, cruise along RN5 Road, trek along Crete des 3 Salazes, and explore and take pictures at Col du Taibit.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cilaos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Paul to Cilaos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Le fenetre Les Makes, Trois Roches
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Col du Taibit ©
Col du Taibit
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches

5
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore Saint-Pierre's surroundings by going to Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Les Gorges du Bras de la Plaine (in Entre-Deux) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, sample the fine beverages at La Saga du Rhum, examine the collection at La Cite du Volcan, and don't miss a visit to Musee Stella Matutina.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saint-Pierre driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Saint-Pierre takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Le Tampon, Saint-Leu, La Plaine des Cafres, Entre-Deux, Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille
Helicopter Tours

4
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Venture out of the city with trips to Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile) and Sainte-Rose (Suspension bridge of East River, Anse des Cascades, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Aquasens, admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir, stop by Dekocean, and explore the striking landscape at Le Cap Jaune.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Joseph vacation planning site.

You can drive from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Joseph in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Saint-Philippe.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sainte-Rose, Petite-Ile
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Cascade de trou noir ©
Cascade de trou noir
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse

3
nights
Saint-Philippe

Saint-Philippe is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Step out of Saint-Philippe to go to La Plaine des Cafres and see Piton de L'Eau, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret de Mare Longue, explore the activities along Puits des Anglais, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Philippe holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Philippe takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Philippe

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Piton de L'Eau
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices
Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves

4
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Hell-Bourg is known for historic sites, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion, take a peaceful walk through Foret de Belouve, steep yourself in history at Maison Folio, and hike along Point de vue sur le trou de fer.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hell-Bourg vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Philippe to Hell-Bourg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Salazie, Foret de Bebour
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Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Foret de Bebour ©
Foret de Bebour

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