7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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7 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saint-Joseph
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hell-Bourg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trou du Souffleur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains: La Cite du Volcan (in La Plaine des Cafres), Saint-Pierre (La Saga du Rhum & Helicopter Tours) and Coopérative Pro Vanille (in Bras-Panon).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains trip itinerary site .

Cape Town, South Africa to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cape Town to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in August; daily highs in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Leu, Saint-Pierre, La Cite du Volcan, Coopérative Pro Vanille
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
La Cite du Volcan
La Cite du Volcan

1
night
Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph ©
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 30th (Fri), head outdoors with Cascade de Grand Galet and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saint-Joseph trip website .

Traveling by car from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Saint-Joseph takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hell-Bourg.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Hell-Bourg

Hell-Bourg
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Maison Folio, examine the collection at Maison Morange, and then trek along Point de vue sur le trou de fer.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hell-Bourg tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Hell-Bourg takes 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Le Comptoir Melissa
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Maison Folio
Maison Folio
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Point de vue sur le trou de fer
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg ©
Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg

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