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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To help you to choose your activities, here is an essential application of “Infiniment Charentes” to use for your holidays in Charente-Maritime
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Sightseeing and attractions in Charente-Maritime
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
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: 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
Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and Vaux-Sur-Mer towns will look after your children. Ask for the program.
What you mustn’t miss:
Sports and activities
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 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.
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
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. …
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)