Oleron island: The “illuminated”; the second largest island behind the island of Corse. The Oleron island and its 15 communities are an exceptional patrimony where nature, patrimony and leisure are allied. You will like the beautiful beaches, several are “pavillon bleu” and they are real playgrounds for everybody. The nature is preserved; the bird sanctuary Marais aux oiseaux in Dolus; the port of the saline in Grand Village or also the lighthouse in Chassiron are inevitable places to see. On history side you will like the visit of the fortress in Le Château and Brouage or the majestic Fort Boyard.
The department of Charente Maritime: Dot not to miss:
Essential places to visit during your stay: the little miracles of the Atlantic
Boat excursions toward Ile d’Aix
Ile d’Yeu: the 40 km long cliffy coast; its picturesque villages; its flowery shores with about 750 species of plants and wild flowers.
Fort Boyard: boat excursion to approach the famous Fort Boyard with a commented visit.
Ile de Ré: the famous Ile de Ré is a favorable place to relax and for promenades; with its numerous villages amongst Saint Martin, his historic patrimony and its modern shops as well as its brick roads, is the island and essential place to visit, about an hour away.
Ile d’Aix: You can spend a day on the natural and wild island, which is protected with its coves and beaches of fine sand, its pine and oak woods, its plains and meadows and its salt works. The island is classified as a remarkably natural site.
La Rochelle: about an hour of car drive away from the hotel; you will like the harbor; the historical downtown as well as the convivial atmosphere of La Rochelle. The children will appreciate the famous aquarium where you will spend unforgettable moments.
The coast: discover the coast of Royan, a city with a casino, La Palmyre with its zoo or also all the numerous other villages, the coast reserves nice surprises.