The surrounding area

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Our region offers you numerous opportunities of sightseeing and discovery. Whether you are neophyte or expert, you will be surprised by our region’s cultural inheritance abounding in Romanesque art and maritime fortifications, as you will be delighted by our natural patrimony with its swamplands and countless wild life sanctuaries for birds.

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Lovers of the beaches and the sea will be charmed by the nearby coastline offering sandy beaches and a unspoilt coast which has been wonderfully preserved.

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The oyster basin "Marennes Oléron" will give you the opportunity to discover the cultivation and farming of the oysters and to sample and savour these highly esteemed treasures of the sea.


If it’s wine-tasting, gastronomic delights or unusual places to visit that you are looking for, the surrounding area offers you all this and more.

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