Randonneurs à l'Ile de la Réunion | © IRT/ Serge Gélabert
Plage de Boucan Canot - Ile de La Réunion | © IRT/S. Gélabert
Composition de fruits - Ile de La Réunion | © IRT/S. Gélabert
Groupe de Maloya - Ile de La Réunion | © IRT/ E.Virin
Volcan à l'Ile de La Réunion | © IRT/S.Gélabert
Le marché de Saint-Paul - Ile de La Réunion | © IRT/E. Virin
Cascade Takamara - Ile de la Reunion | © IRT - Serge Gélabert
Cratere Formica Leo - Ile de la Reunion | © IRT/E.Virin
Right in the heart of the Indian Ocean, 800 km east of Madagascar, Réunion Island, together with Mauritius and Rodrigues, forms the Archipelago of Mascareignes.
It is like a mountain resting on the surface of the Indian Ocean, just like the Piton des Neiges, rising to 3,069 meters. An active volcano, the famous Piton de la Fournaise wakes up periodically, and you can admire the magnificence of the lava flow in total safety.
Réunion offers an infinite number of amazing sites and contrasting landscapes:
A natural stadium for sports and leisure activities, Réunion provides more than 70 activities, from 40m under the sea to more than 3,000m up in the air. You can explore the heights on horseback, mountain bike or ATV, go hiking on one of the 1,000 km of marked trails, go paragliding, take helicopter or ULM flights above the majestic mountains, go surfing on the famous spots at Saint-Gilles, or fish for blue marlin and yellow-fin tuna.
Finally, at the crossroads of several continents, Réunion will delight you with the natural, warm welcome of its population, and the variety of its Creole cuisine. The local food’s spicy flavors, from curry to rougaille, will gratify even the most gourmet appetites.
The Roland Garros International Airport on Reunion is 10 kilometers from Saint-Denis, and 51 kilometers from Saint-Gilles.