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The great cycling tours of Charente Maritime!

The great cycling tours of Charente Maritime!
The great cycling tours of Charente Maritime!

Rochefort

The "Vélodyssée", the "Vélo Francette", the "Scandibérique" ... These names of great bike tours make you dream? Then the Charente Maritime is made for you ... All these mythical routes ...

Bucolic trip and iodized flavors on the Port de l'Houmeau

Bucolic trip and iodized flavors on the Port de l'Houmeau
Bucolic trip and iodized flavors on the Port d ...

L'Houmeau

With their quays bordered by oyster huts, their hollyhocks, their dykes which advance slowly into the sea, the small Charentais ports are irresistibly charming. Postcard landscapes on the coast, ...

Discovery of the Sèvre Niortaise and Marans riverside

Discovery of the Sèvre Niortaise and Marans riverside
Discovery of the Sèvre Niortaise and Marans ri ...

Marans

Charente-Maritime is full of picturesque treasures and in particular small, beautiful villages. 30 minutes north of La Rochelle, discover the small village of Marans with unrivaled charm , nestled ...

Royan Central Market, the kingdom of joviality

Royan Central Market, the kingdom of joviality
Royan Central Market, the kingdom of joviality

Royan

Ah, what a pleasure to walk the market aisles, basket under your arm, with the prospect of lunch and an aperitif in the evening… Each day, in the summer season, the Royan Central market located ...

The salt maker on the Ré Island : the secrets of white gold

The salt maker on the Ré Island : the secrets of white gold
The salt maker on the Ré Island : the secrets  ...

Ars-en-Ré

They are a hundred to perpetuate the tradition of white gold on the Ile de Ré , since the 11th century, when the development of the first salt marshes shaped this landscape . Pools of light , ...

Discover the Isle of Aix, a corner of paradise in the Charente Estuary

Discover the Isle of Aix, a corner of paradise in the Charente Estuary
Discover the Isle of Aix, a corner of paradise ...

Île-d'Aix

Ah Aix Island , what a little paradise! At the mere mention of its name only picturesque images : the ocean, Fort Boyard, the sandy beaches, the sun, nature. The only island of Charente Maritime ...

The best kitesurf spots in Charente-Maritime

The best kitesurf spots in Charente-Maritime
The best kitesurf spots in Charente-Maritime

The Charentais coastline is full of heavenly places to practice kitesurfing , this board sport which requires an excellent sense of balance and a good knowledge of the winds! If you are planning a ...

The unusual walk of the Blue Lakes of Touvérac

The unusual walk of the Blue Lakes of Touvérac
The unusual walk of the Blue Lakes of Touvérac

Saint-Maigrin

A stone's throw from the small Charentais village of Saint-Maigrin , at the gates of the Charente, nestles a vast 40 hectare forest complex , a veritable paradise for hikers and nature enthusiasts ...

Eat local with the Ré-Unis producers' farm!

Eat local with the Ré-Unis producers' farm!
Eat local with the Ré-Unis producers' farm!

Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré

Do you like to know where your food comes from? It is quite normal. You want to consume good local products and respect the seasons but you do not have time to browse the farms and farms to get ...

Discovery of Pons and its historic treasures

Discovery of Pons and its historic treasures
Discovery of Pons and its historic treasures

Pons

Bordering the departments of Charente and Gironde, Haute-Saintonge is one of the best preserved and most authentic places in Charente-Maritime . Halfway between Saintes and Jonzac , the small ...

Visit Talmont-sur-Gironde, fortified city in the Charente

Visit Talmont-sur-Gironde, fortified city in the Charente
Visit Talmont-sur-Gironde, fortified city in t ...

Talmont-sur-Gironde

Want a ride? Discover the picturesque village of Talmont-sur-Gironde perched on a promontory on the Charentais coastline forming a peninsula at the edge of the Gironde estuary . 15km south of ...

Top 5 spots to admire the carrelets of Charente-Maritime

Top 5 spots to admire the carrelets of Charente-Maritime
Top 5 spots to admire the carrelets of Charent ...

Inseparable from the landscapes of Charente-Maritime and the Gironde estuary , wooden huts perched above the ocean stand on the coast, open to the vastness of the Atlantic . True charentais ...

Walk to Lake Guizengeard and its 50 shades of blue

Walk to Lake Guizengeard and its 50 shades of blue
Walk to Lake Guizengeard and its 50 shades of blue

Boresse-et-Martron

When Lake Guizengeard was first mentioned in my entourage, I thought it was an imaginary place straight out of a Lord of the Rings setting. So the adventurous explorer in me, always in search of ...

Charente seaweed for a healthy, balanced and organic diet!

Charente seaweed for a healthy, balanced and organic diet!
Charente seaweed for a healthy, balanced and o ...

Ars-en-Ré

Originally the first forms of life to appear on Earth, algae are the first living beings to have created oxygen 3.8 billion years ago. Traditionally consumed in Asia and particularly in Japan, ...