Charente-Maritime is a coastal department with many treasures. National Marine Museum is a good example of that and sheds light on the history of the Arsenal of Rochefort, from its founding by Louis XIV of France to its closing in 1927.
The nautical base of the presqu’île d’Arvert has tons of fun activities for you! From sailboard to canoe kayak or catamaran... All you have to do is choose!
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Châtellaillon Plage has large fine sand beaches, it's a great place to relax! c’est de grandes étendues de sable fin qui s’offrent à vous ; un véritable appel à la détente ! This lovely town also has great surprises for its visitors, among which, sumptuous villas built in very original styles...
between the island of Aix and Oléron, Fort Boyard has had many lives. Initially built to protect the islands of Charentes-Maritime, fort boyar was then used as a prison. The building became famous through cinema and televisions. Though the fort is not opent to public, visitors can take a boat tour around the building to admire it from up close and enjoy an exceptionnal viewpoint.