8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

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8 days in Reunion Island Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
La Plaine des Cafres
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

4
nights
Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Kids will appreciate attractions like Aquarium de la Reunion and Plage de l'Ermitage. Get a sense of the local culture at Maison Folio and Rue de Paris. Go for a jaunt from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to Saint-Denis to see Musee Leon Dierx about 36 minutes away.

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Chamarel, Mauritius to Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to La Plaine des Cafres.

Things to do in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Paul, Saint-Denis, Maison Folio, Maison Bedier, Plage de La Saline les Bains
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de La Saline les Bains ©
Plage de La Saline les Bains
Rue de Paris ©
Rue de Paris

3
nights
La Plaine des Cafres

Explore hidden gems such as Grand Bassin and Foret de Mare Longue. La Cite du Volcan and Puits Arabe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in La Plaine des Cafres, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Saint-Philippe, approximately 36 minutes away.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read La Plaine des Cafres trip planner.

Drive from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains to La Plaine des Cafres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Plaine des Cafres

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saint-Philippe
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
La Cite du Volcan
La Cite du Volcan
Puits Arabe
Puits Arabe

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