8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Saint-Denis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cilaos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Le Tampon
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Saint-Pierre
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hell-Bourg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg


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1
night
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Cascade du chaudron has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade du chaudron, admire the landmark architecture of Old City Hall of Saint-Denis, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin de l'Etat.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Denis trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Saint-Denis is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Saint-Denis is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cascade du chaudron ©
Cascade du chaudron
Jardin de l'Etat ©
Jardin de l'Etat
Old City Hall of Saint-Denis ©
Old City Hall of Saint-Denis

1
night
Cilaos

Cilaos
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Cilaos day trip site .

You can drive from Saint-Denis to Cilaos in 2 hours. You'll set off for Le Tampon on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Le Tampon

Le Tampon ©
Le Tampon is the fourth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You've now added Piton de Fournaise to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), contemplate the geological forces at Piton de Fournaise.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Le Tampon travel site .

Traveling by car from Cilaos to Le Tampon takes 2 hours. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in Le Tampon

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

1
night
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. La Saga du Rhum has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Domaine Du Cafe Grille.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Pierre online driving holiday planner .

Saint-Pierre is very close to Le Tampon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Breweries & Distilleries Parks Museums

Side Trip

Edgar Photographie
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La Saga du Rhum ©
La Saga du Rhum
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille
Edgar Photographie ©
Edgar Photographie

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Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Point de vue sur le trou de fer.

Make your Hell-Bourg itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Saint-Pierre to Hell-Bourg by car takes about 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer

2
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then Head underground at Trou du Souffleur, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Plan trip to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains in 2 hours. June in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Saint-Leu
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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