9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 2 nights
2
Saint-Pierre
— 2 nights
3
Saint-Philippe
— 1 night
4
Saint-Denis
— 3 nights

2
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Plage de l'Ermitage, Shai Ena and Coco Bike.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains online itinerary planner.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Port Elizabeth to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Elizabeth in January: high temperatures in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. You will leave for Saint-Pierre on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Shai Ena ©
Shai Ena
Coco Bike ©
Coco Bike
Plage de l'Ermitage ©
Plage de l'Ermitage

2
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get impressive views of Piton de Fournaise, explore the galleries of Edgar Photographie, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Saga du Rhum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Domaine Du Cafe Grille, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche Forain.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saint-Pierre travel route builder site.

You can drive from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Saint-Pierre in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint-Philippe.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Edgar Photographie, Piton de Fournaise
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Domaine Du Cafe Grille ©
Domaine Du Cafe Grille
Helicopter Tours

1
night
Saint-Philippe

Saint-Philippe is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Parfums et des Epices and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint-Philippe trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Philippe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Saint-Philippe

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices ©
Jardin des Parfums et des Epices

3
nights
Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Denis: Sainte-Rose (Anse des Cascades & Pas de Bellecombe).

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Denis trip site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Philippe to Saint-Denis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Saint-Denis sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sainte-Rose, Distillerie de Savanna
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Jardin de l'Etat ©
Jardin de l'Etat
Room Escape Games
Parc du Colorado ©
Parc du Colorado

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