Discover the Charente-Maritime by staying in a furnished apartment in Royan or by booking a fully equipped holiday home with a private pool near the town of Marennes where you can enjoy the same comfort as in your own home with its private garden, ideal for barbecues.
A holiday rental in Charente-Maritime is also the opportunity to explore French history. Within a few minutes drive you can visit the island of Oleron, the fort of St Jean d’angle, the fortified village of Brouage, La Tour de Broue, the château de La Gataudière and its adventure park, La ferme de magnee with its farm animals, Marennes beach, the famous Canal de la cayenne for wine and oysters and the Fort Louvois.
There is the impressive bridge over to the island of Oleron where there are a number of interesting towns such as the fortified town le Chateau d’Oleron, St Trojan les Bains, the port of La Cotiniere and amazing beaches.
You can get to the seaside town of Royan with its beachfront promenades and a large selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Rochefort has plenty of historical monuments such as La Corderie royale, la place Colbert and the fully operational replica of the 1779 frigate L'hermione. In La Palmyre there is one of the biggest and best zoos in Europe with over 1800 species. There is also a number of amusement parks including Luna Park and go karting tracks
The town of La Rochelle which is loaded with history and charm and has numerous pedestrian streets with many shops, bars and restaurants, ancient fortifications and museums. In the opposite direction there is the historical town of Saintes with its romain ampitheathre, paleolithic site, Roman aqueduct, L'abbaye aux dames, St Pierre’s Cathedral and many bars, shops, and restaurants within its pedestrian streets.