Holidays in Charente-Maritime

During your holidays in Charente-Maritime, you will have a lot to discover beyond the beaches.

You will be able to enjoy a very rich local heritage and gastronomic culture.

Royan area has also got a big diversity in activities and sports ( cycling, sailing, hiking, horse-riding, surfing, running, parachuting, golf, tennis, microlight…)

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Holidays in charente-maritime

To help you to choose your activities, here is an essential application of “Infiniment Charentes” to use for your holidays in Charente-Maritime

(click on the photo to discover it)


Sightseeing and attractions in Charente-Maritime


holidays in charente maritime
Ile d’Aix

Discover the Islands of the area either by car, boat or on foot: “Ile d’Oléron”, “Ile de Ré”, “Ile Madame” or “Ile d’Aix”. Click on the following link to find information about boat trips. croisières Alizé

Talmont Sur Gironde

Visit the most beautiful villages in France Mornac-Sur-Seudre, Talmont-sur-Gironde, Brouage…
Cinema: don’t miss the latest film or animation movie at the cinema Le Surf in Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer..

Cinema

Cinema: don’t miss the latest film or animation movie at the cinema Le Surf in Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer: cinéma Le Surf à Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer

family label

Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and Vaux-Sur-Mer towns will look after your children. Ask for the program.


Sports and activities


holidays in charente maritime
La Grande Côte beach

The beaches: Both “Platin” beach and “La Grande Côte” beach are about 1km far from the holiday home.
If you want to go surfing, you will find several spots along “La Côte sauvage”.

Water soprts

Water sports: you will find a great diversity either in Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer or in the surroundings. Click on the following link for more information.

Cycle path

Cycling: Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer is a great place to go cycling with your family or with a club (don’t forget the partnership with “BikeHireDirect” to rent your bike and have it delivered at the holiday home).
Click on the following link for more information.

Royan Golf

Other activities: you will find several events throughout the year ( “the Pont du diable” race, “the Sable et forêt trail”) and different activities you can do such as golf, horse-riding, tennis…
Click on the following link for more information.


Gastronomic culture in Charente-Maritime


holidays in Charente-Maritime
sea food in Charente-Maritime

Seafood is a specialty in Charente-Maritime.

Charente-Maritime has a local gastronomic heritage: the area is well-known for its different alcohols such as the pineau, the cognac but also its oysters, “éclade de moules” ( a culinary speciality with mussels and pine needles) and its shortbread biscuit. …

Melon charentais

You can also shop at the local market or the different shops in Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer.
or find seafood at the “Viviers Charentais” next to the holiday home (500m far)