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Discover the Côte de Beauté

Located above the Gironde estuary, on the Atlantic coast, this area offers a preserved environment and stunning landscapes

Royan, between land and sea

From the Atlantic beaches to the wine-growing lands of Saintonge, passing through the Seudre marshes, pine forests or the banks of the Gironde, this territory offers a range of areas with a variety of atmospheres.

Ports, lighthouses, seamarks and carrelet huts conjure up fishing and navigation all around. Stemming from the vogue of sea bathing, beach resort architecture appears all along the coast in the form of extravagant villas and in the clean lines of Royan, a city of art and history completely rebuilt in the 1950s.

An exceptional lifestyle and heritage

To this natural wealth are added the quality and diversity of the architectural heritage. Here the stones relate the history of the capitals of Romanesque churches or the pediments of Protestant temples.

Finally, water sports, sports outings and numerous cultural events and sites provide a quality of life dear to its inhabitants.


Royan tourist office

Tel.:+33 5 46 23 00 00

Email : info@royan-tourisme.com


Locate points of interest nearby

La Palmyre Zoo
La Palmyre Zoo
With 1600 animals of 115 different species over 18 hectares of pine forests, it is one of the largest zoos in Europe.
Tel. : +33 5 46 22 46 06
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Royan Maine Gaudin Golf
Royan Maine Gaudin Golf
This golf course is set in the heart of the forest of La Coubre and provides everyone with the opportunity to play golf in a unique setting
Tel. : +33 5 46 23 16 24
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Aquarium La Rochelle
Aquarium La Rochelle
Inside La Rochelle aquarium, one of the largest in Europe, visitors will travel at the heart of the oceans and discover more than 12 000 marine animals
Tel. : +33 5 46 34 00 00
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The Hennessy House
The Hennessy House
The Hennessy House is reinventing its guided tours with the launch of Hennessy Tours, an innovative experience in the heart of the Maison drawing on both history and modernity
Tel. : +33 5 45 35 72 68
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The Rémy Martin House
The Rémy Martin House
From the copper potstills to the quietness of the cellars, the Rémy Martin House offers the opportunity to experience the terroir, history and gastronomy during unforgettable tours of the estates
Tel. : +33 5 45 35 76 66
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Régulus Caves
Régulus Caves
A unique troglodytic site carved into white limestone cliffs where man made his nest.
Tel. : +33 5 46 02 55 36
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Mornac-sur-Seudre village
Mornac-sur-Seudre village
A small oyster farming and craft village bordering the River Seudre where you can discover the quintessential Charente Maritime.
Tel. : +33 5 46 22 92 46
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Mortagne-sur-Gironde
Mortagne-sur-Gironde
Labelled "Villages de pierres et d'eau" (stone villages near water), the town is located in the heart of rolling hills, amongst vineyards and cereal crop fields.
Tel. : +33 5 46 90 52 90
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La Coubre Lighthouse
La Coubre Lighthouse
The lighthouse offers stunning views over the wild coast of La Tremblade, the forest of La Coubre and Oleron Island
Tel. : +33 5 46 06 26 42
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Museum and Archeological site of Fâ
Museum and Archeological site of Fâ
This archaeological site of great historical wealth houses large remains of a temple, thermal baths, a theatre and a port.
Tel. : +33 5 46 90 43 66
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Saint-Georges-de-Didonne and Vallières Lighthouse
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne and Vallières Lighthouse
The fishing village of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne houses the Vallières Lighthouse, a listed historical monument
La Rochelle's Old Port
La Rochelle's Old Port
From La Rochelle’s old port to the charming shopping streets, visitor will enjoy the atmosphere and the rhythm of this millennial city
La Corderie Royale, the Rochefort Maritime Arsenal
La Corderie Royale, the Rochefort Maritime Arsenal
This cultural site aims to explore our marine heritage and organizes visits of the famous Hermione frigate when it has not set sail for a new destination
Tel. : +33 5 46 87 01 90
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Royan's thalassotherapy Institute
Royan's thalassotherapy Institute
Whether pressurised, gently bubbling or aimed in jets, the tamed seawater reveals a wealth of benefits.
Saujon's thermal spa
Saujon's thermal spa
A spa area for indulging in thermal water treatments whose benefits have been amply demonstrated.
Tel. : +33 5 46 23 50 15
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