8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Saint-Leu
— 2 nights
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Mafate
— 1 night
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Saint-Benoit
— 2 nights
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Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights

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Saint-Leu

Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint-Paul (Ravine Bernica & Maido). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kelonia, and don't miss a visit to Musee Stella Matutina.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Leu tour itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major aiport is Roland Garros Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mafate.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

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Aquarium
Kelonia
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Landmark
Maido
4.8

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Mafate

Mafate
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, examine the collection at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien, and then get outside with Les 3 Cascades.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mafate trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saint-Leu to Mafate by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Benoit.

Things to do in Mafate

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Saint-Benoit

Saint-Benoit ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise, then look for gifts at Le Comptoir Melissa, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de la Paix. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Anne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame des Laves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anse des Cascades, and finally take in the views from Suspension bridge of East River.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Benoit travel planner.

Getting from Mafate to Saint-Benoit by car takes about an hour. December in Saint-Benoit sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Benoit

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Waterfall
Cascade de la Paix
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Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 12th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Orchidees, get outside with Aquasens, then admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir, and finally head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices, head outdoors with Plage de Grande Anse, and then hunt for treasures at Marche Forain.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint-Joseph trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Benoit to Saint-Joseph takes 2 hours. In December in Saint-Joseph, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Nature

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Outdoor Activity
Cascade de Grand Galet
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Outdoor Activity
Plage de Grande Anse
4.5

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