The music festivals are perfect events to enjoy the summer with family or friends. In Charente-Maritime, it is possible to enjoy good music outside the festival of the Francos. Looking for a vacation destination that offers a variety of music festivals? Royan Atlantique is made for you.

With its fine sandy beaches, its sunny climate and its numerous musical events, it is the ideal place for music lovers and music lovers of all kinds. We reveal our top 6 music festivals this summer à Royan and its surroundings.

Our top 6 music festivals this summer

Electronic Sands
Festival Les Sables Electroniques in Meschers-sur-Gironde

1. Electronic sands

May 17, 18 and 19, 2024

For its third edition, the Les Sables Électroniques festival gives pride of place to electronic music. It’s the only festival with your feet in the sand. For 3 days: workshops, activities and DJ sets take place on Vergnes beach in Meschers-sur-Gironde. Between cliffs and forest, we enjoy the natural setting available to us while dancing on the beach.

2. World Music and Gastronomy Festival

14 and 15 2024 June

The festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The World Music and Gastronomy festival is a delicious fusion of different cultures. Once again, we meet on the Concié esplanade, in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, to savor 2 days of music, accompanying this experience with a meal of delicacies from the four corners of the globe.

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World Music and Gastronomy Festival in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
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Violin on the sand

3. A violin on the sand

July 21, 24 and 27, 2024

Every year, at the end of July, Un Violon sur le Sable takes place. This classical music festival has invaded Grande Conche beach in Royan for more than 30 years. Spectators are invited to spread out their towel and sit on the beach to listen to the melodies of the orchestra installed on a stage overlooking the seaside. This is a unique event that attracts thousands of visitors every year.

4. Festivals

August 6, 7 and 8, 2024

It's THE free current music festival in Royan Atlantique. It takes place every year in the Vaux-sur-Mer town hall park. This festival brings together a wide variety of local and even international artists. We promise you a friendly atmosphere in a natural place.

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Flyin' Club Festival
Flyin' Club Festival in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer

5. Flyin' club festival

24 and 25 August 2024

Lovers of electronic music will be delighted. In August, the Flyin' Club Festival takes over Esplanade du Concié in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer. Nestled overlooking the ocean, this festival offers a unique experience where music and the natural beauty of the environment combine to create a magical atmosphere.

6. Palm’fest

6 and 7 September 2024

This is the latest festival on the Royan coast. Next September, the 4the edition of Palm'Fest. In a choice setting, the sublime point of La Palmyre, the festival offers an eclectic program between rock and electro. In the heart of Bonne Anse Bay, the festival welcomes internationally renowned artists and groups. We enjoy two evenings of music and celebration in an idyllic setting by the sea.

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Palm Fest
Musical Thursdays at Pontaillac Church

Beyond these festivals, Royan Atlantique offers a program of events throughout the summer. We find in particular the Musical Thursdays with exceptional concerts in each municipality in the region. From June 6 to September 19, churches and temples welcome young talents and internationally renowned musicians, in a demanding program combining classical, early music and jazz.

Our practical tips for enjoying festivals

Participating in a festival is a unique and exciting experience, but for everything to go well, it is important to prepare properly. We reveal our practical advice to you to make the most of your favorite festival.

The essential first step is to buy tickets in advance. Festivals are often very popular and tickets can sell out quickly, so it's important not to wait until the last minute to buy them. By booking your tickets in advance, you can also benefit from reduced prices.

It is also recommended toarrive early at the festival site. It is therefore important to be there from the start to have time to discover all the stands, food-trucks and find a good place to make the most of the festival.

Also, it is essential to protection from the sun and insects. To do this, it is important to wear sunscreen, mosquito repellent spray, a bottle of water and a head covering to protect yourself from the sun. Don't forget to bring rain gear in case of bad weather.

Finally, it is recommended to book accommodation in advance to avoid any stress or unforeseen events. Festivals are often crowded events, so it's important to make sure you have somewhere to rest and recharge during the festivities.


If you are looking for a vacation spot that combines music, beach and sun, then Royan Atlantique is the perfect place. With its incredible music festivals, Royan Atlantique is a must-see destination for all music lovers.

No more hesitation: book your tickets now and get ready to dance and sing all summer long!

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