Le Château d'Oléron
Charente Maritime, Ile d'Oléron
Historic capital of the island of Oléron, this charming town of Charente Maritime will amaze you with its colorful artist huts, located on the oyster port, a real village where creators and oyster farmers rub shoulders. Of course, do not miss visiting its citadel and its ramparts, signed Vauban, from there, you have many points of view on the bridge to access the island, the Pertuis Charentais or the oyster port. For the less adventurous, the little tourist train will make you discover this village and its treasures, the journey embellished with the comments of a local guide.
Let’s not forget the key to the gastronomy of this place: the oyster! So you can take a boat trip through the oyster beds of the Marennes Oléron basin or take a tasting break in one of the oyster bars in the area. For those who prefer to bask in the sun, you can enjoy its fine sandy beaches or let yourself be guided during a boat trip in the marsh. Finally, for nature lovers, the nature center of the island of Oléron opens its doors to you by raising awareness about the preservation of the coast.