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The Gironde estuary

Our campsite in Charente-Maritime is ideally positioned so that you can explore all the must-see attractions. Below we present some of our activities and visits tips. To find out more, we invite you to meet us at reception.

Our campsite is located at the gates of the Gironde estuary. The largest estuary in Europe is more than 600 km², with diverse and protected fauna and flora. To best appreciate this natural space, embark on a cruise on the estuary, departing from Vitrezay. During a trip on the water, lasting one to three hours, you will obtain breathtaking panoramas. 

Activities for all tastes

The surroundings of the Gironde estuary are renowned for their cycle paths. Pedal between Mortagne-sur-Gironde and the Pôle Nature de Vitrezay, you will find picturesque fishing ports, viewpoints of exception, wine estates and many others.

From our campsite in Charente-Maritime, learn about sailing in the Port Maubert sailing school or at the ULM with a first flight at “Air Estuaire” in Prignac-et-Marcamps, but also hot air ballooningand planes thanks to the “Flotte Jonzacaise” at the Jonzac-Neulles aerodrome. 

You can also opt for a quad ride or a life-size escape game at the Château de la Place in Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde.  

Protected natural spaces

In less than an hour, you will be in preserved natural sites. Go to the Pôle Nature de Vitrezay with marshes and protected species, but also to the Moulin du Sap, natural leisure park. Don't miss the Matata and Régulus Caves, with their remarkable viewpoints. Discover the Maison de la Forêt in Montlieu, a 20-hectare natural site, and the careers of Guizengeard

Unmissable visits

With friends, as a couple, with family or alone, visit these places that make the region famous. We recommend the Château de Beaulon with its walks, its listed castle and its blue fountains. Visit the Citadel of Blaye, listed as a world heritage site of humanity by UNESCO. Finish with the Palmyre Zoo, an exceptional space dedicated to the protection of animals.

Bordeaux and its vineyards

The Capital of Wine welcomes you for cultural and historical visits. We invite you to discover its culinary specialties, the Cité du Vin, the Place de la Bourse with the water mirror, etc. Near Bordeaux, take one of the many wine routes to discover prestigious appellations: Margaux, Saint-Emilion, Sauternes, etc.

Jonzac, its Girondin baths and its leisure center

In thirty minutes, you will be in Jonzac. This pleasant town has been known since 1862 as a spa resort. You will also appreciate its cinema, its casino, its cultural center and its leisure center. On the latter, you can practice: jogging or walking on the surrounding paths, water activities or relaxing on the beaches, but also climbing, trampolining and tree climbing.

Villages full of character

On the banks of the Gironde estuary, start with a visit to Meschers : fine sandy beaches, troglodyte caves and limestone cliffs. Continue with Talmont-sur-Gironde , a typical Charentais village, classified among the "Most Beautiful Villages of France". Finish with Mortagne-sur-Gironde , a village of stones and water, between ports, marshes, panoramas and hills.

La Rochelle

In one hour and thirty minutes, you will be in the city center of La Rochelle. Go for a day visit to this superb town. We invite you to discover all its monuments, activities and cultural sites: the fishing port, the commercial port, the marina port and the famous aquarium with its more than 12,000 animals.  

The island of Oléron

Head to the island of Oléron for an exceptional outing. Don't miss its dunes, its cliffs, its forests, its vineyards, its multicolored cabins, its oyster ports, its golden beaches, etc. We advise you to take a trip to the Chassiron Lighthouse and observe the famous Fort Boyard from the coast of the island of Oléron.

Family outings

For family fun, discover the Château des Enigmes , an adventure park on pirates where challenges, logic and skill will be on the agenda. Visit the Château de Saint Jean d'Angle , to dive into the heart of medieval times. Opt for Mysterra, a new generation leisure park with 7 labyrinths. Finally, go to the Miniature Port of Saint-Savinien-sur-Charente , to pilot small ships.