10 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

10 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Saint-Denis
— 4 nights
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Saint-Joseph
— 4 nights
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Cilaos
— 1 night

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Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
Get some historical perspective at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg and Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion. Step off the beaten path and head to Plage de La Saline les Bains and Parc du Colorado. When in Saint-Denis, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, approximately Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains away.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Denis driving holiday app.

Cape Town, South Africa to Saint-Denis is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cape Town to Saint-Denis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in May, things will get a bit warmer in Saint-Denis: highs are around 82°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg
Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion

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Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Takavoler and Route des Laves. Explore Saint-Joseph's surroundings by going to Plage de Grande Anse (in Petite-Ile) and Notre-Dame des Laves (in Sainte-Rose). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Aquasens and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Orchidees.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Joseph trip planner.

Getting from Saint-Denis to Saint-Joseph by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Saint-Joseph can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Route des Laves ©
Route des Laves
Le Jardin d'Orchidees ©
Le Jardin d'Orchidees

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Cilaos

Cilaos ©
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take a memorable drive along RN5 Road.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cilaos travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Cilaos in 2.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Cilaos

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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RN5 Road ©
RN5 Road

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