Island of Oléron Campsite
Nestled in the Charente archipelago, off the coast of Charente-Maritime, the island of Oléron is a little natural jewel to be discovered without further delay. Ready to set sail for bright Oléron?…
Camping on the Island of Oléron: plenty of sun and iodine on the programme
Benefitting from a high level of sunshine throughout the year, the island is nicknamed Oléron la lumineuse [bright Oléron]. Add to this an exceptional natural heritage, gourmet specialities and a rich history, and you have the perfect cocktail for an unforgettable camping holiday! Once you have settled into your campsite in Charente-Maritime, set off to discover the beauty of the landscapes of the island of Oléron, from the forests to the dunes, via the vineyards and oyster beds.
Camping in nature: taste Island of Oléron products from the terroir and the sea
Your camping holiday in Nouvelle-Aquitaine is also the perfect opportunity to enjoy the island of Oléron culinary specialities. The port of La Cotinière, the leading fishing port in the Charente-Maritime, supplies numerous seafood products, all equally famous. Marennes-Oléron oysters, Bouchot mussels, wedge sole, sole, crayfish or turbot will satisfy the most discerning palate. Treat yourself also to a tasting of products from the Oléron vineyards. Pineau, local wines, cognac and liqueurs: the choice is yours!
Our ideas for outings on the island of Oléron
Ready to discover the island of Oléron with your family or friends? Go to Bourcefranc-Le-Chapus to visit Fort Louvois, a 17th century maritime fortification. From the top of the building's tower, you can enjoy an unobstructed view of Oléron bay. Another must-see on the island of Oléron is the citadel of Château-d'Oléron, a most impressive military structure. You can also visit the surroundings of the famous Fort Boyard or treat yourself to a gourmet tour on the oyster route...