11 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

11 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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1
Sainte-Suzanne
— 2 nights
2
Salazie
— 2 nights
3
La Plaine des Cafres
— 1 night
4
Saint-Pierre
— 2 nights
5
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 3 nights

2
nights
Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne ©
Sainte-Suzanne is a commune on the north coast of the French island and department of Réunion.GeographyIt is bordered by the communes of Saint-André, Sainte-Marie and Salazie. You've added Cascade du chaudron, Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion, The Old Town Hall, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Hindou Kalikambal, admire the landmark architecture of The Old Town Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion, then head outdoors with Le Barachois, then learn the secrets of beer at Maison des Brasseries de Bourbon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame de la Delivrance.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sainte-Suzanne trip builder website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Sainte-Suzanne is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Sainte-Suzanne. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, Sainte-Suzanne is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. You will leave for Salazie on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Sainte-Suzanne

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Saint-Denis
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Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion ©
Cathedrale de Saint-Denis de La Reunion
Notre-Dame de la Delivrance ©
Notre-Dame de la Delivrance
Cascade du chaudron ©
Cascade du chaudron

2
nights
Salazie

Salazie
You've added Le Bassin Bleu, Les Cascades de Takamaka, Point de vue sur le trou de fer, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salazie trip itinerary website.

Drive from Sainte-Suzanne to Salazie in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Plaine des Cafres.

Things to do in Salazie

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Benoit, Foret de Bebour, La Roche Merveilleuse
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Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
La Roche Merveilleuse ©
La Roche Merveilleuse
Foret de Bebour ©
Foret de Bebour

1
night
La Plaine des Cafres

La Plaine des Cafres ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piton de Fournaise as well as Piton de L'Eau.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our La Plaine des Cafres day trip planner.

You can drive from Salazie to La Plaine des Cafres in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saint-Pierre.

Things to do in La Plaine des Cafres

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Piton de Fournaise, Pas de Bellecombe
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Piton de Fournaise ©
Piton de Fournaise
Pas de Bellecombe ©
Pas de Bellecombe
Piton de L'Eau ©
Piton de L'Eau

2
nights
Saint-Pierre

Saint-Pierre ©
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cascade de Grand Galet, Tunnels de lave Reunion: Volcanorun and La Saga du Rhum.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint-Pierre road trip site.

Saint-Pierre is very close to La Plaine des Cafres. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains.

Things to do in Saint-Pierre

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tunnels de lave Reunion: Volcanorun, Cascade de Grand Galet
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Tunnels de lave Reunion: Volcanorun ©
Tunnels de lave Reunion: Volcanorun
Cascade de Grand Galet ©
Cascade de Grand Galet
La Saga du Rhum ©
La Saga du Rhum

3
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de l'Ermitage will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Trou d'Eau and Plage de La Saline les Bains.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, La Saline les Bains, Musee de Villele
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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