Whatever the season, we sometimes want to escape everyday life and take a break, for a few days or more. While hesitating about your place to stay by the sea, here are 5 good reasons to choose the Destination Royan Atlantic for your next vacation in Charente-Maritime. Heritage, nature, gastronomy… discover what makes the identity of our territory and will certainly make you want to come back, and why not, to settle there.

Royan Atlantique Beach
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Enjoy the pleasures of the beach

Our 34 fine sandy beaches are ideal for swimming, activities, walking or simply lazing around. Here, we live to the rhythm of the tides. Facing the ocean, the sound of the waves lulls us. Whether wild, natural or urban, each beach reveals a particular atmosphere.

The beaches

Explore the Royan Atlantique territory
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Browse our preserved spaces

On foot, by bike or on horseback, the territory reveals all its beauty and diversity. The many marked paths are ideal for walks under the pines, by the sea, in the marshes or on the hillsides. We take the time to appreciate the tranquility of the great outdoors and to reconnect with nature.

Our routes

Living on the sea Estuaries Royan Atlantique
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Live the sea and estuaries

The territory is surrounded by water. The Atlantic Ocean, the Seudre and Gironde estuaries offer varied spots for practicing a wide variety of water sports and indulging in the pleasures of sliding and sailing. We cast off and set sail to fill up on sensations.

Along the water

History of Royan Altantique village
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Immerse yourself in the history of our towns and villages

History has left traces. The architectural mix of the 50s and the Belle Epoque in Royan bears witness to this. Our authentic villages conceal just as much wealth. We travel through these places marked by time and we apprehend the heritage from a new angle.

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Taste the local flavors of Royan Atlantique
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Discover local flavors

Endowed with a rich and varied terroir, the destination is full of specialities. From the vines of the hillsides of the Gironde to the oysters refined in the clear of the Seudre, we plan gourmet stops to taste the local products. A real encounter between land and sea.

Terroir and gastronomy

Bonus: Vibrate to the rhythm of major events

Summer and winter, concerts, shows, sporting and cultural events animate the territory. Over the years, some have become unmissable events.

We consult the Programs rich and varied to organize weekends and outings. A whole art of living in Destination Royan Atlantique!

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At the end of July, the A Violin on the Sand Festival set the Grande Conche beach in Royan ablaze.

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