12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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12 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + bus:  20​h 30​min
1
Saint-Pierre
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Saint-Paul
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Pierre: Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis), Saint-Leu (Trou du Souffleur & Musee Stella Matutina) and Piton de Fournaise (in Saint-Benoit). The adventure continues: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, stop by Coopérative Pro Vanille, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie de Savanna, and admire the natural beauty at Domaine Du Cafe Grille.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Pierre trip itinerary planning site .

Helsinki, Finland to Saint-Pierre is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Reunion Time is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Coopérative Pro Vanille, Distillerie de Savanna, Edgar Photographie, Pas de Bellecombe
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Helicopter Tours
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille
Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise

3
nights
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Joseph side-trips: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Cilaos) and Jardin des Parfums et des Epices (in Saint-Philippe). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet, look for gifts at Dekocean, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take a stroll through Manapany-Les-Bains.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Joseph trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Joseph in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Saint-Paul.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Saint-Paul

Saint-Paul ©
Saint-Paul is the second-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Paul: Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains (Scuba & Snorkeling, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Saint-Leu (Kelonia, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Maido and enjoy breathtaking views from Airsports Reunion.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saint-Paul holiday tool .

You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Saint-Paul in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Paul

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Saint-Leu, Airsports Reunion
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Maido ©
Maido
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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