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Towns and Villages

Do you want to have Charente-Maritime at your fingertips ? Make a stopover in each town, village and bastide of our beautiful region and discover its history through their stones and walls.

See you soon in Charente-Maritime !

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Talmont sur Gironde

Talmont sur Gironde

Talmont sur Gironde Talmont sur Gironde

Talmont-sur-Gironde

Perched on a peninsula, Talmont-sur-Gironde, a former citadel, offers an exceptional panorama over the estuary and ...

Marans

Marans

Marans

Marina at the gates of the Poitevin marsh, Marans is a former fortified stronghold intended to defend the Sèvre ...

Loix

Loix

Loix Loix

Loix

Continuing the northern route you arrive by a small road winding between the salt marshes (visit of the saltworks ...

Ars en Ré

Ars en Ré

Ars en Ré Ars en Ré

Ars-en-Ré

Ars en Ré welcomes many boats thanks to its marina. The town is classified "most beautiful village in France". The ...

Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Saint-Martin-de-Ré Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Saint-Martin-de-Ré is in a way the capital of the island. The port and its small alleys have a crazy charm. Its ...

La Flotte en Ré

La Flotte en Ré

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La Flotte

La Rochelle

La Rochelle

La Rochelle La Rochelle

La Rochelle

Formerly a fishing village, then a trading port for salt and wine. Protestant city, envied for its prosperity by ...

Sainte Marie de Ré

Sainte Marie de Ré

Sainte Marie de Ré Sainte Marie de Ré

Sainte-Marie-de-Ré

Surgères

Surgères

Surgères Surgères

Surgères

Surgères is a town located 30km from La Rochelle, inland. Formerly wine-growing land, with the tragedy of the ...

Châteillaillon-Plage

Châteillaillon-Plage

Châtelaillon-Plage

It gained notoriety with the first sea baths in 1870. With its retro charm, the city catches the eye with beautiful ...

Dampierre sur Boutonne

Dampierre sur Boutonne

Dampierre sur Boutonne Dampierre sur Boutonne

Dampierre-sur-Boutonne

On the edge of the Deux-Sèvres department, Dampierre-sur-Boutonne can be visited for its Renaissance chateau, ...

Saint-Georges-d'Oléron

Saint-Georges-d'Oléron

Saint-Georges-d'Oléron Saint-Georges-d'Oléron

Saint-Georges-d'Oléron

Saint-Georges-d'Oléron is one of the oldest and largest towns on the island. Its 12th century Romanesque church is ...

Saint-Jean-d'Angely

Saint-Jean-d'Angely

Saint-Jean-d'Angely Saint-Jean-d'Angely

Saint-Jean-d'Angély

A sub-prefecture city, a stopover on the roads to Saint Jacques de Compostela, Saint-Jean-d'Angely is a city steeped ...

Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron

Saint-Pierre-d´Oléron is the geographical, economic and commercial center of the island. It owes its nickname of ...