Saint-Denis is the capital of Reunion Island, which is a French overseas territory.
St Denis is quite unknown apart from the French, so the only way to arrive would be from Paris. The way would be to arrive by plane (Air France) to Gillot Airport. The airport is very far east from St Denis, but is near the north coast of Reunion island.
Travel around St Denis might be hard due to a handful of roads that were destroyed during 2013 Cyclone Dumille, however most of St Denis has recovered from the the Cyclone and roads are slowly being restored to their former excellence.
Most locals travel by car, motorbike or bus. The best way for a tourist is by bus though it'll probably cost 10 euros or more. Buses in St Denis are found in the City Center which is West of the Airport.
St Denis is filled with buildings and monuments of French, Chinese, Indian and African Architecture some are:
St Denis is practically filled up with Centers for Sports and Gymnastics along with Parks and beaches so you'll never really be bored.
The best places to shop would be at the shopping centers:
Each Restaurants in St Denis all have different cuisine some being Chinese , Indian or maybe French. A few restaurants include:
Drink the local Creole and European Cherry wines at the Restaurants above.
The only way to get out of St Denis fast would be from Gillot Airport to either France, Australia, Madagascar or Mauritius.