9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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9 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Port Elizabeth
Fly:  11​h
1
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Saint-Pierre
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint-Philippe
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  2​h
4
Saint-Denis
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Port Elizabeth

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 photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains trip itinerary planning app .

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Elizabeth to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Port Elizabeth in January, with highs in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains at 36°C and lows at 28°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off toSaint-Pierre.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

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

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.

To see ratings, photos, maps, 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 Tours

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 other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint-Philippe trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Philippe takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Saint-Denis.

Things to do in Saint-Philippe

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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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 ©
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France. Saint-Denis is known for parks, historic sites, nature, fun & games, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Pas de Bellecombe, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de l'Etat, get to know the fascinating history of Rue de Paris, and walk around Parc du Colorado.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saint-Denis trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of car and bus from Saint-Philippe to Saint-Denis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Saint-Denis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Denis

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Distillerie de Savanna
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Jardin de l'Etat ©
Jardin de l'Etat
Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe
Room Escape Games

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