Reunion Island is a French department in the Indian Ocean. It is famous for its volcanic interior covered with tropical forest, its coral reefs and its beaches. Its most emblematic site is the Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano that can be climbed and rises to an altitude of 2,632 meters. The Piton des Neiges, a huge extinct volcano, and the 3 calderas of Reunion Island (natural amphitheaters formed by volcanoes that have collapsed) are also climbing spots.
Does Reunion Island make you dream? A nap under the coconut trees? A snorkelling session in the lagoon? Taste the bouchons and samoussas? Hiking in the most beautiful landscapes of the world? Facing a volcano at first light?
If you want to answer yes to all these questions, then a trip to Reunion Island is a must!
Reunion Island is an island located in the Indian Ocean, near Madagascar and Mauritius. It is part of France but the culture is very different from that of the Hexagon. The populations mix, the landscapes are beautiful and the volcanoes compete with each other. No wonder this little paradise is called the Intense Island!
Reunion Island is very important to us, we have traveled there a lot and we love to discover the beautiful landscapes of this island. We have been living there for almost a year now. On the blog, we will make you discover this island dear to our heart by sharing with you our favorite addresses, the breathtaking hikes and the activities that will make this trip unforgettable.
Reunion Island described as an earthly paradise. In the 15th century it is located nominal Arab sailors on a map, since in 1516 the Portuguese Pedro Mascaren rediscovered the island, which he called the Mascarenes. In 1638, on the feast day of Saint-Paul, the Frenchman Salomom Goubet, commander of the vessel Saint-Alexis, landed in a…