9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Saint-Pierre
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Saint-Paul
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hell-Bourg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

2
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Pierre: Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis), Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit) and Cilaos (Piton des Neiges & La Roche Merveilleuse). Next up on the itinerary: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, view the masterpieces at Edgar Photographie, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum, and admire the natural beauty at Domaine Du Cafe Grille.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint-Pierre itinerary maker website .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Saint-Pierre is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cilaos, Piton de Fournaise, Trou du Souffleur, Pas de Bellecombe, Edgar Photographie
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Helicopter Tours
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille

2
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get outside with Aquasens and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Cascade de Grand Galet, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices, and then explore the striking landscape at Le Cap Jaune.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Joseph attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Joseph takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Saint-Joseph are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Saint-Philippe
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

3
nights
Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Paul: Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Scuba & Snorkeling, Aquarium de la Reunion, & more) and Saint-Leu (Kelonia, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Maido and head outdoors with Azurtech Parapente.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Paul online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Paul takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kelonia ©
Kelonia

1
night
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get outside with Canyoning, Envergure Reunion.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hell-Bourg trip tool .

You can drive from Saint-Paul to Hell-Bourg in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Outdoors
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