Gite in the Charente Maritime


The Charente Maritime is part of the Poitou-Charentes, situated on the Atlantic coast, the capital is La Rochelle.

Ile d'Oleron






The largest of all the French islands after Corsica, stretches over 19 miles long and has a width of between 3 and 6 miles. Have a picnic amongst the shady pines and enjoy exploring one of the many fishing ports found on the island, or sample the delights of the sea in one of a variety of restaurants. Enjoy boat trips from the island to fort Boyard or the lovely port of La Rochelle. The little train at St Trojan that takes you through the forest to the beach at maumusson, also the Parc Adventure Forestier 3 hectares of managed forest, next to the beach, lots to do, lots of fun from tarzan jumps, giant steps, swinging rope bridges, hanging bridges, hanging circuits from 5 to 17 meters high and much more, open every day 9am to 9 pm.