The road to ultimate exotic diversity

After an 11-hour flight from Paris, savour the simple pleasures of life on Reunion Island. Your coach leaves from Réunion Roland Garros airport. Pass through Saint-Denis, the capital of the island and along the seafront. Head for the west of the island and discover the coastal road at the foot of volcanic cliffs. The coaches continues to the highway, Route des Tamarins with amazing works of art, viaducts, belvederes and junctions. You reach Route des Plages, where you will want to fling yourself onto the white sandy beach for a swim in the peace of a preserved turquoise lagoon.


Venturing on the Route des Laves

The next stage of the trip is to the Wild South where the grandiose scenery oscillates between arid and basalt vegetation. You are on Route des Laves, uniquely and historically prey to numerous lava flows. Rebuilt and revamped, it is an extraordinary setting with tunnels, endless volcanic rocks and vegetation.

Now, head east to the windy coast with sun and rain. It’s a diverse region with fields of sugarcane, Bourbon vanilla, lychees, longan, guava trees, bichique fishing and whitewater activities.

Now it’s time to head inland. The island’s cirques are perfect for relaxation, and rejuvenation. It is an exceptional setting for leisure activities in the great outdoors:

  • Cilaos a majestic backdrop for mellow lifestyle and specialities that have earnt a reputation around the world.
  • Mafate, only accessible by foot or helicopter with authentic îlets (small villages). It’s a paradise for hikers.
  • Salazie, verdant landscapes, pure air, springs and waterfalls where chayote is abundant.

Themed routes


From volcanic deserts to turquoise lagoons via plains and cirques – discover the many facets of Reunion Island’s themed routes. All good things come to an end. It will soon be time to go home, but you will take memories of unforgettable experiences with you. Reunion Island is full of surprises.