Tourist activities to discover around
Camping Île d'Oléron Camping
The île d'Oléron campsite** is the perfect launchpad for your escapes! There are so many tourist activities to discover, from maritime heritage sites to charming villages and unspoilt countryside. Did you know the île d'Oléron is the largest of the Atlantic coast’s French islands? Its amazing climate allows you to make the most of the beautiful landscapes, forests and beaches. Oléron is nicknamed the “sunny island” as it has similar temperatures to the South of France! Facing the sea, the Chassiron lighthouse and the Citadelle du Château d'Oléron are well worth a visit. The small nearby port of Saint-Trojan-les-Bains is one of the “Villages de pierres et d'eau” (“Villages of stones and water”) of the Charente-Maritime. The quaint “little train” departs from Saint-Trojan and will take you up to the peak of Maumusson. If you’re interested in nature, head to Port des Salines, which has been certified a “Pôle-Nature” (nature reserve), to discover Oléron’s salt farming (salt marsh). Beyond the island itself, there are still more excursions not to be missed. Fort Boyard, the majestic “stone ship”, has become one of the most popular national monuments. La Rochelle and the aquarium, the île d'Aix, the île de Ré, Royan, the Marais Poitevin marshland, the Royal Ropery in Rochefort and the breathtaking Palmyre Zoo, will complete your collection of wonderful memories of the île d'Oléron.