Reunion is a French department in the Indian Ocean, the only European region in the southern hemisphere. Reunion is a volcano where the sandy beaches vie with the beautiful scenery. Land of great mixture, Reunion is a bustling cultural hub. Reunion is a land of exceptional contrasts: an island whose inhabitants, originating from three continents, often mixed their races and whose rites and beliefs have existed side by side in harmony. Lagoon, mountain and volcano will delight nature lovers and recreation enthusiasts.