Explore Réunion

La Réunion
860.0 thousand
French, French Creole
Euro (€)

Réunion island, located in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar, is a hidden gem that is full of natural beauty. The French-speaking island is an overseas region of France and offers a unique culture, exciting attractions and stunning landscapes.

The island is known for its lush mountainous terrain, azure waters and incredible biodiversity. Home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites – La Réunion National Park and Piton de la Fournaise Volcano – the island has something for everyone. Adventure enthusiasts can hike the trails and explore the tropical forests or take part in activities like surfing, scuba diving, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

One interesting fact about this island nation is that it has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world due to its golden circle of coral reefs which create an environment where more than 1000 species of fish thrive.

For travelers with an eye for history and culture, Réunion Island offers an array of popular tourist destinations such as l’Anse des Cascades, La Grande Chaloupe Beach and Saint-Paul Village. Réunion's capital city, Saint-Denis, is home to some of the most awe-inspiring public squares, colonial buildings and spectacular monuments that will captivate any visitor.

On top of this, Réunion Island boasts an intriguing nightlife scene with numerous bars, pubs and clubs all offering their own unique experience. And if you're looking for a hidden gem, then Salazie Valley is the perfect place. Located in the central highlands, it offers an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Here you can explore the verdant forests, waterfalls, rivers and nearby caves.

Réunion Island is a unique destination, full of beauty, adventure and culture all waiting to be discovered. Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach holiday or an adrenaline-filled adventure, it will have something for you!