Royan

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Province : Arvert Peninsula and the Beauty Coast

  • English
    • First seaside resort in the 19th century, then that of the first paid holidays in 1936, Royan seduces with its beautiful sandy beaches in the hollow of conches and its forests of maritime pines and holm oaks. If a few villas still bear witness to the Belle Epoque, the city was completely destroyed during the Second World War and rebuilt in the 1950s. Palais des Congrès, Notre Dame church, central market, seafront were designed by great architects having makes concrete their reputation.
      10 minutes from the city, the Jardins du monde, located in the heart of the Pousseau marsh, invites you to take a tour of the landscape and horticultural world and contribute to the preservation of this urban marsh.
      From the coast one can admire on a rocky island, the Cordouan lighthouse, 68m high lookout. Listed as a historic monument, it is the oldest lighthouse in France.

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Ride around

Arces / Barzan : les coteaux de l'estuaire

Arces / Barzan : les coteaux de l'estuaire
Arces / Barzan : les coteaux de l'estuaire

16,3 km - Arces

Walking

Saint-Just-Luzac : au coeur du marais

Saint-Just-Luzac : au coeur du marais
Saint-Just-Luzac : au coeur du marais

20,0 km - Saint-Just-Luzac

Walking

Rioux : l'étang des Brousses

Rioux : l'étang des Brousses
Rioux : l'étang des Brousses

25,9 km - Rioux

Walking

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Sentier du littoral de Royan, Saint-Palais et la Côte Sauvage

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Chay beach, Royan

Chay beach, Royan
Chay beach, Royan

It is also called the Conche du Chay, it feels like a little cocoon in the middle of rocky cliffs. It is a less ...

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Pigeonnier beach, Royan

Pigeonnier beach, Royan
Pigeonnier beach, Royan

La Conche du Pigeonnier, intimate and peaceful, bordered by its pretty villas from all eras... it is a family beach ...

496 m - Royan

Pontaillac beach, Royan

Pontaillac beach, Royan
Pontaillac beach, Royan

People come there for the pleasure of admiring bodyboards and surfers or to practice themselves. All around are ...

787 m - Royan

Foncillon beach, Royan

Foncillon beach, Royan
Foncillon beach, Royan

Small Royannaise beach, it is pleasant between the two tides, because at low tide, the water withdraws far and at ...

823 m - Royan

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Royan

Address

17200 ROYAN

Contacts

Phone : 05 46 05 04 71

GPS coordinates

45° 37'22.89"N, 1° 2'35.45"W

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Seaside getaway on the coast of Royan

Seaside getaway on the coast of Royan
Seaside getaway on the coast of Royan

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What to do when it rains in Charente-Maritime

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La Sirène cruises: Boat trips to the Cordouan lighthouse and the Gironde estuary

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La Tremblade : between land, sea and estuary

La Tremblade : between land, sea and estuary
La Tremblade : between land, sea and estuary

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Events nearby

Journée Mondiale des zones humides "Marais de Gironde, Pays Royannais & Haute-Saintonge"

Journée Mondiale des zones humides "Marais de Gironde, Pays Royannais & Haute-Saintonge"
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6,5 km - Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Divers

Marché bio d'Arvert

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14,6 km - Arvert

Marchés

Marché de Boutenac-Touvent

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Marchés

Marché de Brie-sous-Mortagne

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01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023

27,0 km - Brie-sous-Mortagne

Marchés

Exposition - Marie Georges

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Expositions

Escape game ExplosIOn au Port des Salines

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Théâtre Comédie Beurlay

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Théâtre

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Foires et Salons

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Meschers sur Gironde

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Set on limestone cliffs, Meschers overlooks the Gironde estuary and offers a spectacular and unusual landscape with ...

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La Tremblade

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Come visit La Tremblade, on the Presqu'île d'Arvert and only 20 minutes from Royan, it is an attractive town with a ...

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Le Château d'Oléron

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The Château d'Oléron, located in the extreme south-east, is the “oyster capital”. Former stronghold, it ...

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