To see on Oleron ?

On the island

Saint Trojan les Bains

2000 hectares of state forest south of the island of Oleron. Exceptional dune environment. Seaside resort of character belonging to the network Village of stones and water.

La Cotinière

Small colorful village of fishermen, with its boats, its lighthouse, its auction.

The P’tit train on rails of St Trojan

An unusual walk to discover in an original way wild landscapes of fine sand and pine forest. The train station “Monplaisir” is 200 m from Arc en Ciel Oléron.
 

Chassiron lighthouse

46 meters high and bordered by limestone cliffs, it overlooks the many fish locks, visible at low tide.

Le Château d’Oléron

Oyster capital and must-visit place with its citadel and huts of craftsmen and creators.

Charente Islands

Aix Island

3 km long and 600 meters wide. Stroll through the fortified village to admire the twin lighthouses, symbol of the island, visit the museum of mother-of-pearl …

Ré Island

4th largest island of France, go to the discovery of Ré “the White”, so nicknamed because of the characteristic color of its houses, until the Lighthouse Whales.

Madame Island

At the estuary of the Charente, explore the wildest and smallest of the islands of Charentais pertuis, facing Port-des-Barques.

To see on the other side of the bridge

Rochefort sur Mer

Between La Rochelle and Royan and strong maritime history, visit Rochefort and Corderie Royale, the transhipment bridge classified as World Heritage by Unesco and the former School of Naval Medicine.

Nature reserve of Moëze-Oléron

A site of international importance for the reception of birds, haven of peace between lagoons, mud flats and sandbars, to admire barges-rousse, sandpipers, pintail …

La Rochelle

Capital of Charente-Maritime. Millennial city with an exceptional heritage. The largest marina on the Atlantic coast. To see: the aquarium, the old port …
 

Royan

Seaside resort of the 19th century. To see: its architecture and Belle Époque villas open on the estuary of the Gironde.

Brouage City

Stronghold founded in 1555, fortified by Vauban, in particular, in the middle of marshes and a beautiful wildlife.
 
 

Le Zoo de la Palmyre

Nestled in the heart of an 18-hectare pine forest, it includes 1600 mammals, birds and reptiles. Shows of sea lions and parrots … to have a good time with your family.