In Reunion, the name “Piton” is above all used for all the summits, peaks, eruptive cones, embankments… and… the two large massifs, the Piton des Neiges and the Piton de la Fournaise, which, moreover, are originally from Reunion Island.

Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, is a wonder in perpetual motion. Located in the southeast of the island, it offers a striking spectacle with its regular eruptions and its incandescent lava flows. Brave visitors can take marked trails to explore the volcano's surroundings, offering spectacular views of its smoking craters and lunar landscapes.

At the other end of the island is the Piton des Neiges, the highest point of Reunion Island. With its 3 meters of altitude, it offers breathtaking panoramas over the entire island and the Indian Ocean. Hikers can climb its steep slopes to be rewarded with an unforgettable sunrise from its summit, illuminating the lush green landscapes and neighboring peaks.

Whether for a hiking exploration of Piton de la Fournaise or an ascent of Piton des Neiges, these two natural treasures offer visitors a unique and unforgettable experience. They are testimony to the power and beauty of nature on Reunion Island, inviting everyone to discover the wonders of this exceptional island.

Here is a selection of Pitons and activities to do around the volcano in the east of the island.

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