51 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

51 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hell-Bourg
— 13 nights
2
Saint-Joseph
— 12 nights
3
Cilaos
— 13 nights
4
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 12 nights

13
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Step off the beaten path and head to Canyoning, Envergure Reunion and Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hell-Bourg: Ferme Pedagogique de Sainte Anne (in Sainte-Anne), Saint-Benoit (Eglise Sainte-Anne, Le Bassin Bleu, &more) and Saint-Denis (Eglise Saint Jacques, Temple Hindou Kalikambal, &more).

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hell-Bourg trip planning site.

Saint-Denis to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Denis, Saint-Benoit, Sainte-Suzanne, Salazie, Saint-Andre
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 22:
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Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg

12
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aquasens and La Truite de Langevin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Joseph: Sainte-Rose (Anse des Cascades & Notre-Dame des Laves), Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile) and Saint-Philippe (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Jardin des Parfums et des Epices, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Orchidees, take a stroll through Manapany-Les-Bains, and admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Joseph tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Joseph takes 2.5 hours. February in Saint-Joseph sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Philippe, Petite-Ile, Saint-Pierre, Sainte-Rose, Spas
Find places to stay Feb 22 — Mar 6:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
La Truite de Langevin ©
La Truite de Langevin

13
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Col du Taibit and La Roche Merveilleuse. Get out of town with these interesting Cilaos side-trips: Entre-Deux (Edgar Photographie & Les Gorges du Bras de la Plaine), Trois Roches (in Mafate) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at akOatys waterpark. There's lots more to do: cruise along RN5 Road, take in the awesome beauty at Piton des Neiges, hike along Grand Bassin, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cilaos journey planning app.

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Cilaos in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains.

Things to do in Cilaos

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Louis, Saint-Pierre, Le Tampon, Entre-Deux, Etang Sale Les Bains
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 19:
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Col du Taibit ©
Col du Taibit
RN5 Road ©
RN5 Road

12
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Explore hidden gems such as Bassin des Aigrettes and Adrenaline - Parapente. Venture out of the city with trips to Pas de Bellecombe (in Sainte-Rose), Saint-Pierre (Domaine Du Cafe Grille & La Saga du Rhum) and Fly 974 Tandem (in Saint-Paul).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. March in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Saint-Leu, La Saline les Bains, Saint-Pierre, Pas de Bellecombe
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 31:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bassin des Aigrettes ©
Bassin des Aigrettes
Parasailing & Paragliding

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