7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Saint-Denis
Drive:  2 h
1
Cilaos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Saint-Denis
— 3 nights
End: Saint-Denis

2
nights
Cilaos

Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg and Pepiniere du Musee are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Roche Merveilleuse and RN5 Road. Change things up with these side-trips from Cilaos: Ferme Pedagogique de Sainte Anne (in Sainte-Anne), Maison Bedier (in Piton Saint-Leu) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Saint-Philippe). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piton des Neiges and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Cilaos trip itinerary maker .

Saint-Denis to Cilaos is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, Pepiniere du Musee, Maison Bedier, Ferme Pedagogique de Sainte Anne, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse

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Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
On the 19th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Descente VTT. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old City Hall of Saint-Denis, then wander the streets of Rue de Paris, and then head outdoors with Cap Noir.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Denis road trip planner .

Getting from Cilaos to Saint-Denis by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Denis can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Cap Noir
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Cap Noir ©
Cap Noir
Scuba & Snorkeling
Rue de Paris ©
Rue de Paris

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