Gite in the Charente Maritime


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


Royan is one of the most prestigious sea-side resorts on the Atlantic coast. There are facilities for almost all sports: tennis-squash-golf-horse riding-sailing-wind surfing-diving-parachute jumping etc. There is plenty to keep one occupied. Enjoy strolling along the sandy beaches of Royan. Just to the west of Royan is 'Zoo de La Palmyre' with 1600 animals to see, there is plenty to keep the children busy.

Next to Royan you have St Palais-sur-Mer having 4 beaches, market every morning in summer and a lake with walks mini boats mini golf tennis and fishing. St george-de-Didonne with a long stretch of beach and walks along the cliff next to the light house.Meschers-sur-Gironde has a harbour for sailing and fishing, beaches or take a tour around the caves carved into the cliffs.