15 days in Reunion Island & Saint Maurice Itinerary

15 days in Reunion Island & Saint Maurice Itinerary

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Fly to Roland Garros Airport, Drive to Hell-Bourg
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Hell-Bourg, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
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Saint-Joseph, Reunion Island
— 2 nights
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Cilaos, Reunion Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint-Leu, Reunion Island
— 4 nights
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Drive to Roland Garros Airport, Fly to Paris-Orly Airport, Drive to Saint Maurice
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Saint Maurice, France
— 3 nights
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Hell-Bourg, Reunion Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musee des Musiques et Instruments de L'ocean Indien, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Paysager de Hell-Bourg, and then contemplate the long history of Maison Folio. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade Niagara, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Anne, and then trek along Point de vue sur le trou de fer.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hell-Bourg online vacation builder.

Paris, France to Hell-Bourg is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paris to Hell-Bourg due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Joseph.

Things to do in Hell-Bourg

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Saint-Joseph, Reunion Island

— 2 nights
Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. On the 6th (Mon), head outdoors with Aquasens, admire the sheer force of Cascade de trou noir, and then get outside with Cascade de Grand Galet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Route des Laves and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saint-Joseph attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Hell-Bourg to Saint-Joseph takes 2.5 hours. September in Saint-Joseph sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cilaos.

Things to do in Saint-Joseph

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Cilaos, Reunion Island

— 3 nights
Cilaos is a town and commune on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piton des Neiges and La Chapelle. Visiting La Roche Merveilleuse and Col du Taibit will get you outdoors. Step out of Cilaos with an excursion to Piton de Fournaise in Saint-Benoit--about 1 hour away. There's more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and take a memorable drive along RN5 Road.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cilaos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Joseph to Cilaos takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Leu.

Things to do in Cilaos

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Saint-Leu, Reunion Island

— 4 nights
Saint-Leu is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Adrenaline - Parapente. Take a break from the city and head to Plage de La Saline les Bains and Bassin des Aigrettes. Explore Saint-Leu's surroundings by going to Saint-Paul (Ravine Bernica & Fly 974 Tandem). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de Villele, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Kelonia, take in the natural beauty of Trou du Souffleur, and get outside with Azurtech Parapente.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saint-Leu trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cilaos to Saint-Leu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Saint-Leu sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Maurice.

Things to do in Saint-Leu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Saint Maurice, France

— 3 nights
Saint-Maurice is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Propriete Caillebotte and Domaine d'Ormesson. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee de la Gendarmerie Nationale and Eglise Saint -Agnes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Maurice: Domaine de Grosbois (in Boissy-Saint-Leger) and Fontaine Saint Jean (in Melun). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fort de Sucy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, and see human ingenuity at work at Barrage Ecluse de Saint-Maurice.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Saint Maurice driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Saint-Leu to Saint Maurice with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Saint-Leu to Saint Maurice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Maurice

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Reunion Island travel guide

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Parasailing & Paragliding · Nature & Parks · Aquariums
Known for its volcanic forested interior, Reunion Island also features beaches and coral reefs. The island's most famous landmark is a climbable volcano (active), standing over 2,600 m (8,600 ft) above sea level. Other climbing destinations include an extinct volcano and three calderas, a type of naturally formed amphitheaters created by collapsed volcanoes. Plan your next holiday on Reunion Island if you're looking for great views and majestic landscapes.