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Open de France de bodyboard à la Côte Sauvage
Xavier Renaudin – Royan Glisse


Bodyboard French Open: April 15 and 16, 2023

For 20 years, the Trembladaise stage has been a must in the national boogie circuit. The cream of French bodyboarding therefore comes to measure up to the spectacular waves of the Wild side. The best in the discipline then accumulate a maximum of points for the national ranking.

News from the Charente-Maritime Surfing Committee

Cyclistes sur la Vélodysée à l'ombre de la forêt de La Coubre
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Bike Festival: Sunday June 4, 2023

The Fête du Vélo offers a new leisure trail accessible to all on Destination Royan Atlantique. You leave your car to ride your bike all day. A fifty kilometers between forests, fields and marshes.

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Championnats de Beach ultimate frisbee Royan


French Beach Ultimate Championships: June 9 to 11, 2023

During a weekend, nearly 600 Ultimate Frisbee players on sand are opposed 5 against 5 during the French Open N1-N2 and Women's N1-N2 Championships of the French Flying Disc Federation. This competition brings together the best national clubs, the fine flower of which also plays in the French team.

Flying Disc 17 news

Événements sportifs : Compétition de voiles sur l'Atlantique à Extrême Cordouan
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Extreme Cordouan: June 17 and 18, 2023

For enthusiasts and confirmed practitioners of windsurfing, kitefoil, kayak "surfskis" canoe or even rowing. Extrême Cordouan brings together more than 300 sports, lovers of sliding and thrills. We thus participate in the challenge around a unique monument: Cordouan Lighthouse.

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Événements sportifs : Championnat de France de sauvetage côtier sur la Grande Conche de Royan
Destination Royan Atlantic


French Coastal Sports Rescue Championship: Saturday, June 24

This competition brings together nearly 700 coastal rescuers from all over France. On the program, disciplines on sand and in water : long distance paddle board and races in the sand. The objective: to designate the best in the different disciplines of this true sport.

All of the information

Gilles Saunier


Sailing tour of Charente-Maritime: Saturday July 8, 2023

The Tour Voile Charente-Maritime offers 4 days of races through the Pertuis Breton, Antioche and the Gironde estuary. We come to support the sailors during stage in Royan and also participate in the nautical activities organized on this occasion.

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Open 17 tennis Saint-Palais
Destination Royan Atlantic


International Women's Tennis Open (ITF) of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer: from September 3 to 10, 2023

The Open 17 is the 1st women's professional tennis tournament from Charente Maritime. It is part of the ITF World Tennis Tour. It therefore allows you to earn points for the world ranking. More than 60 females of 15 different nationalities compete in an exceptional club on clay.

More information on the Open 17



Triath'Long U Côte de Beauté: Saturday, September 16, 2023

Each year, more than 800 athletes rise to the challenge. First of all 1900 m swimming, then 92 km cycling and finally 21 km running. The Royan long distance triathlon is a unique competition. It takes place on the outskirts of the Gironde estuary with a coastal route with a sea view.

Program and registration

Week-end de la glisse plage de Pontaillac
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Sliding weekend: September 22 to 24, 2023

The Sliding weekend is THE meeting place for lovers of surf and Music courses on Pontaillac beach ! 3 days punctuated by initiations to surfing, longboarding, bodyboarding, skateboarding, BMX… with the added bonus of French stand-up paddle championships ! Experience beach sports in a relaxed atmosphere.

Test new sensations

Swim Run Saint-Palais


Swim Run Côte de Beauté: Saturday September 23, 2023

Alone or in duo, we set off for running and swimming. The route runs along the coast, from Saint-Palais-sur-Mer to Saint-Georges-de-Didonne. S format with 2 km swim and 10 km run. L-size with 5.5 km of swimming and 23.5 km of running. 

Program and registration

Événements sportifs : Raid aventure VTT La Palmyre
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La Palmyre Adventure Raid: Saturday October 14, 2023

The Raid Aventure is aimed at sports and nature lovers. By team of 2, it is thus necessary to overcome tests of kayaking, mountain biking and running. We are at the heart of the preserved landscapes of La Palmyre. 2 courses are offered in the bay of Bonne Anse and the forest of La Coubre. There soft (30 km) and the ultimate (56 km).

Try the challenge

A seaside destination par excellence, Destination Royan Atlantique is also a land of sports. Its varied natural landscapes offer endless possibilities for sporting events! Between forest, vineyards and marshes, lovers of cycling, horse riding and hiking therefore have a wide choice ofhiking routes. The ocean and estuaries thus offer real play areas for sliding enthusiasts. In particular the Côte Sauvage for the surf and kite surfing.

Throughout the year, the calendar is loaded with sporting events. Running, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, water competitions… all sports are present. There is something for all levels: from the amateur to the confirmed athlete. If you are on a weekend in Royan and the surrounding area, then do not hesitate to come and enjoy the atmosphere. And encourage the competitors!

Inveterate sportsman or supporter at heart, we reserve the dates of these sporting events now to experience new emotions!

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