Sporty holidays in the countryside

Charente Maritime and Gironde are attractive areas that offer the joys of swimming, relaxing holidays and fun ways to exercise, making them ideal for thrill-seeking holidaymakers.

The Camping de l'Estuaire **** offers its guests unforgettable moments and exciting times in Charente Maritime!

From bike rides to horse rides - with the Saint Thomas de Cônac equestrian centre just 3.5 km from the campsite - through hikes, fishing, golf, paintball and water sports, the region offers holidays tailored to suit every visitor.

For cycling pros

Inaugurated in 2012, the Vélodyssée® is the longest cycle route in France. Running along the Atlantic from Norway to Portugal for nearly 8,200 km, the route ends at the foot of the Pilat Dune, Europe’s tallest dune! Discover the treasures of our regions with the ocean as a backdrop.

For board sports lovers

Not far from Charente Maritime, Gironde can be proud of its 126 km of beaches dedicated to surfing, kite-surfing, bodyboarding, sand yachting and sea kayak. There are also great lakes and 400 km of waterways to explore by pleasure boat, as well as rivers like the Leyre or Isle to discover by canoe. Don’t hesitate, come and find the ideal spot for you!

Something different

Take your maiden flight in a microlight, less than an hour away from the Camping de l'Estuaire ****, in Prignac-et-Marcamps. For 15 to 30 minutes, enjoy an unforgettable experience admiring the most beautiful landscapes.

On the Ways of St. James

The Ways of St. James are the routes taken by pilgrims heading for Santiago de Compostela. Passing through the department of Charente Maritime, the “Voie de Tours” (“Tours Way”) was the main itinerary for pilgrims to reach the Basque country; numerous itineraries run alongside this main path. Whether on a real pilgrimage or just a brave hike, you can discover the varied towns and landscapes that are the treasure of Charente Maritime.