Walks around La Rochelle – The towns of the Charente countryside
Rochefort-sur-mer (30 km)
City with a strong port and maritime character on the banks of the Charente.
Must see: The Corderie Royale, the refits, the Hermione, the Maritime Museum, the Old Trade Museum, and the transporter bridge over the Charente.
The official site to consult is : https://www.rochefort-ocean.com
Brouage (60 km)
Small fortified village from the 16th century.
Take a tour of the city on the ramparts which dominate the marshes and the surrounding oyster farms.
The official site to consult is : https://www.brouage-tourisme.fr
Saintes (75 km)
Capital of the province of Saintonge until the French Revolution then prefecture of Charente-Inférieure, until it was supplanted by La Rochelle in 1810.
A city with an important thousand-year-old heritage group: Gallo-Roman, medieval and classical.
The official site to consult is : https://www.saintes-tourisme.fr