Cheap Flights to Reunion
Flights to Reunion
Réunion, previously known as Île Bourbon, is a French island with a population of 840,974 inhabitants as recorded in January 2013. The island is located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, which is about 200km southwest of to the nearest island, Mauritius.
Réunion is one of the overseas departments of France, administratively. Just like the other overseas departments of France, Réunion is also a part of the 27 regions of France despite being an overseas region, and an integral part of the Republic with the same status as those situated on the European mainland.
Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union and, as an overseas department of France, it is considered to be a part of the Eurozone.
Centre Ville - In this location, tourists can find colonial-era edifices scattered in the center, including the old Hôtel de Ville , which started life as a coffee warehouse for the French East India Company during the 18th century. This old colonial-era train station is now occupied by the Café de la Gare, which is a Latina Café. Visitors should also see is the Entrepôt Kervéguen, which was also used as a warehouse by the French East India Company. In the same area, keep your eyes peeled for the Médiathèque Raphaël Barquisseau, another building dating from the thriving era of the French East India Company.
Le Maïdo - Found in Cilaos, Le Maïdo comes from a Malagasy word that means "burnt land" and a reference to the burnt appearance of the scrub forest at this altitude. Travelling hikers can hike up and down this place for a breathtaking view of the cirque and back to the coast.
Thermes de Cilaos - Thermal spring of Cilaos were noticed in the year 1815 by a goat hunter from St-Louis, Paulin Técher. The spa's spring is heated by volcanic chambers far below the surface. It is believed to relieve rheumatic pain, among other bone and muscular ailments.
How to get around within Reunion
Travelers who will be going around the island will not have to worry as there are many bus companies that that operate within Réunion.
How to get there
Travelers who want to visit Réunion can book their flights going to Roland Garros Airport. This airport is located in Sainte-Marie on Réunion. Cheap flights are available for travelers to book using Skyscanner and airlines operating within Roland Garros Airport are Air Austral, Air France, Air Madagascar, Air Mauritius, Corsair, and XL Airways France.
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