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Walks around La Rochelle – The Charente coast


(15 km from La Rochelle)

Small seaside resort with modest villas but adorned with colorful and picturesque decorations.


(29 km from La Rochelle)

Its beaches, its fort Vauban, its square pontoons for fishing. La Pointe de la Fumée, the starting point for the island of Aix.


(70 km from La Rochelle)

The most important seaside resort in the region. Unique example of architecture blending 19th century eclecticism with villas and modern 1950s architecture. See the market and Notre Dame Church.

You can extend the walk to Meschers and its caves and then to Talmont-sur-Gironde.