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Cycling on the Ile d’Oléron and our best itineraries

Bicycle paths oléron

Exploring the island of Oleron by bike is an ideal way to discover the diversity of its landscapes. The island is criss-crossed by bike paths, winding through pine forests, sparkling salt marshes and along beaches as far as the eye can see. And that’s not all: in summer, when the roads fill up, cycling proves […]

Where to stay on the Ile d’Oléron? our 6 best accommodations

Saint Trojan port

Looking for a place to stay on the island of Oleron? Below we’ve listed the different types of accommodation available on the island, as well as our favorite villages to stay in and easily visit on this magnificent island. We also present our best addresses for hotels, camping sites and vacation homes. The best villages […]

What to do in La Cotinière on the Ile d’Oléron: visit the port and fish market

ile d'oléron port de la cotinière

La Cotinière is a charming fishing port on the west coast of the Ile d’Oléron. We think it’s one of the island’s must-visit villages, with its lively port, fish market and pretty craft stores. We’re currently living on the Ile d’Oléron, and we’d like to share some of our best addresses with you. Here’s our […]

The best campsites on the Ile d’Oléron: our top 8

Before we moved to the Ile d’Oléron, it was one of our favorite destinations for a few days’ vacation. So we’ve had the opportunity to try out a number of campsites and vacation homes during our various stays on the Ile d’Oléron. We list below our favorite campsites on the Ile d’Oléron along with useful […]

What to do in Oleron island, 15 activities to visit the island as an Oleronian

Après avoir passé plusieurs mois à l’île d’Oléron, nous vous dévoilons nos meilleurs plans pour visiter l’île comme un oléronais. The island of Oleron is the largest of the three islands of the Charente coastline in front of the island of Ré and the island of Aix. It is famous for its diversity of landscapes. […]

Oleron Island : our top 10 most beautiful beaches [carte]

We love to swim during our stays on the island of Oleron, the island is known for the diversity of its large wild beaches, either on the ocean side or on the mainland side with a beautiful view on the famous Fort Boyard. With 100 kilometers of coastline, you’ll find a place to lay your […]