8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Pamplemousses, Mauritius
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Saint-Denis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
La Plaine des Cafres
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Pamplemousses, Mauritius

3
nights
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maison Folio and Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion. Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Aquarium de la Reunion. There's much more to do: stroll through Parc du Colorado, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de l'Etat, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame de la Delivrance, and head outdoors with Evasion Kreol.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saint-Denis vacation builder.

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to Saint-Denis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to La Plaine des Cafres.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Evasion Kreol, Maison Folio
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Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aquarium de la Reunion ©
Aquarium de la Reunion

4
nights
La Plaine des Cafres

La Plaine des Cafres ©
You've added Le Chai de Cilaos: La maison des vins, Crete des 3 Salazes, Road to Cilaos, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from La Plaine des Cafres: La Maison des Terroirs de La Reunion (in Petite-Ile) and Acroplaine (in La Plaine-des-Palmistes).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the La Plaine des Cafres vacation planner.

You can drive from Saint-Denis to La Plaine des Cafres in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in La Plaine des Cafres sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Plaine des Cafres

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cilaos, Acroplaine, Parc des Palmiers, La Maison des Terroirs de La Reunion, Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Piton des Neiges ©
Piton des Neiges
La Cite du Volcan
La Cite du Volcan

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