50 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

50 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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50 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Hell-Bourg
— 22 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Saint-Philippe
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saint-Joseph
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Saint-Pierre
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cilaos
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Saint-Paul
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Tel Aviv

22
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hell-Bourg: Saint-Benoit (Le Comptoir Melissa & Les Cascades de Takamaka).

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hell-Bourg attractions planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Hell-Bourg. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toSaint-Philippe.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Salazie, Saint-Benoit, 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

5
nights
Saint-Philippe

Saint-Philippe is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Step out of Saint-Philippe with an excursion to Piton de L'Eau in La Plaine des Cafres--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a peaceful walk through Foret de Mare Longue, contemplate the waterfront views at Puits des Anglais, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Philippe itinerary site .

Drive from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Philippe in 3 hours. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

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
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Joseph: Sainte-Rose (Anse des Cascades & Notre-Dame des Laves) and Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, explore the striking landscape at Le Cap Jaune, wander the streets of Manapany-Les-Bains, and admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Saint-Joseph itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saint-Philippe to Saint-Joseph in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sainte-Rose, Plage de Grande Anse
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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

5
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Pierre: Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit), Saint-Leu (Musee Stella Matutina & Trou du Souffleur) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis). There's much more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Tamoul Narassingua Perournal.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Pierre road trip planning site .

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Pierre in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Le Tampon, Saint-Leu, La Plaine des Cafres, Croc Parc, Pas de Bellecombe
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Helicopter Tours
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille

4
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Cilaos is known for adventure, nature, scenic drive, spas, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, take in the dramatic scenery at Trois Roches, trek along Crete des 3 Salazes, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cilaos road trip app .

Traveling by car from Saint-Pierre to Cilaos takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Trois Roches, Le fenetre Les Makes
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RN5 Road ©
RN5 Road
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
Trois Roches ©
Trois Roches

7
nights
Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore Saint-Paul's surroundings by going to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Plage de l'Ermitage, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more), Saint-Leu (Kelonia, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more) and Jardin de l'Etat (in Saint-Denis). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Maido, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Les Chevaux du Maido, and take some stellar pictures from Cap La Houssaye.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Paul trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Saint-Paul takes 2 hours. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Leu, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Jardin de l'Etat
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 16:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Maido ©
Maido
Kelonia ©
Kelonia

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