5 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

5 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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5 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hell-Bourg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

2
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains ©
Escape the urban bustle at Plage de l'Ermitage and Trou du Souffleur. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Coopérative Pro Vanille and Marche Forain du Chaudron. Explore Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains' surroundings by going to Helicopter Tours (in Saint-Pierre) and Pas de Bellecombe (in Saint-Denis).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains itinerary tool .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint Paul Marine Cemetery, Helicopter Tours, Marche Forain du Chaudron, Pas de Bellecombe
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Plage de l'Ermitage ©
Plage de l'Ermitage
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Joseph trip planner .

Getting from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Saint-Joseph by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Saint-Joseph can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the world behind art at La Maison de la Broderie, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, and finally contemplate the long history of Maison Folio.

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You can drive from Saint-Joseph to Hell-Bourg in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, La Maison de la Broderie
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Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption

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