Gite in the Charente Maritime

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

Marennes

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La Cayenne
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Marennes Port
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Viaduc de la Seudre
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Marennes Port
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Marennes Port

The town of Marennes, known as the 'Oyster Capital', is a very important and famous oyster farmingcentre where European and, particulary, Portuguese oysters are bred and grown on in oyster beds. Learn all about oyster culture at "La Cite de l'huitre" newly built and is situated along the Cayenne canal in Marennes, also enjoy seafood delights at the oyster harbour of 'La Cayenne' Marennes and in Marennes square is "La Grillardiere" one can enjoy good evening meals and lunches,which can be served outside under the shade of the trees.