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In Arrondissement of Saint-Denis we recommend the following car rental offers

from 48 $ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

e.g. Peugeot 108
7 Days from 03.11 - 10.11.2024
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from 85 $ per day

The most booked among rental cars

e.g. Renault Captur
7 Days from 03.11 - 10.11.2024
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from 51 $ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

e.g. Renault Twingo 3dr A/C
7 Days from 03.11 - 10.11.2024
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Located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and south of Seychelles, the Arrondissement of Saint-Denis is the northernmost point of Réunion, a French overseas region. Known for its diverse culture, remarkable history, and breathtaking landscapes, it's an exciting destination for vacationers globally.

The City and its People

Being Reunion's most populous arrondissement, Saint-Denis boasts a vibrant city life, with a warm, hospitable populace speaking primarily French and Réunion Creole. However, being a popular tourist destination, English is also widely understood and spoken.

Travel and Mobility

The most convenient way to get around is by renting a car. Downtown Saint-Denis is quite compact, so walking is feasible within this area. However, to thoroughly explore the attraction spots scattered around, a car is recommended.

Car Class Recommendations

Considering the varied terrains of Réunion, a mid-sized SUV is the most popular vehicle type for tourists. It grants better road visibility and increased comfort on Réunion's hilly and winding roads.

Parking and Traffic Rules

Parking is usually well-signposted and mainly free outside city centers. Remember to stay left and give right before entering a roundabout. Wearing seat belts is mandatory, and phone usage while driving is prohibited.


  • Le Musée Léon Dierx: This art museum is a treasure trove of modern and contemporary art.
  • Jardin de l'État: A beautiful garden with diverse exotic plants, a natural history museum, and a children's playground.
  • Le Barachois: The city's seafront park, offering exceptional views at sunset.

Climate and Best Time to Visit

Arrondissement of Saint-Denis enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. However, the best time to visit is during the dry winter, from May to November.

Nearby Cities and Attractions

Don't miss out on the neighbouring towns of Sainte-Marie and Sainte-Suzanne, known for their scenic beauty and rich history. Only a short drive away, Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, is an adventurous day trip.

Local Currency

The legal tender is the Euro (€). Credit cards are widely accepted, and ATMs widely available, though it's advised to keep some cash handy for smaller vendors.

Airport and Transportation

Roland Garros Airport in Sainte-Marie is the main gateway to Réunion. Regular shuttle services, taxis and rental cars are available for transport to Saint-Denis.

Seasonal Events

Mark in your calendar the cultural events of Dipavali (Festival of Lights) in November, Chinese New Year in February, and the 'Miel Vert' (Green Honey Festival) in January.

With this guide in your pocket, you're set to have a truly immersive experience in the Arrondissement of Saint-Denis. Happy travels!

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