Saint-Denis Travel Guide

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Saint-Denis Overview

Saint-Denis is the largest and very French capital of Reunion. This will likely be the first town you encounter as the Roland-Garros airport just outside the city limits is the major hub for the island. A thoroughly modern city, Saint-Denis is where you access the necessities for your Reunion adventure, even if it does not possess many highlights.

The city still holds some attraction, the most appealing being La Barachois, the waterfront promenade. Venturing into the city, the architecture is French provincial and you might feel as though you are in the motherland...except for the palm trees!

You likely won't stay here after scoring your rental car, but Reunion is not so big that Saint-Denis doesn't make a good base of operation...and at least it affords modern conveniences you may not have access to elsewhere on the island.

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