Ile de Ré

Tourism

Two web sites to visit to know everything about the island and the Charente-Maritime department

Web site about tourism on Ile de Ré
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Web sit about tourism in “Charente-Maritime”

 tourisme en Charente Maritime

Cycling

Famille en vélo près de l'Illeau des NIges - Ile de Ré

Bicycle in the bird sanctuary

Our homes are close to the village center and the beaches, you can leave your car at home for the duration of your stay. Explore the island of Ré by biking, with nearly 90 km of cycle tracks at your disposal, through swamps and woods. The tourism office will give you a free trail map. You will find all kinds of bikes for rent at 80 meters from the houses, at the corner of road “Pointe à Chabot” and road “trousse chemise”.

Fishing

Holiday fun at the seaside, shore fishing or boat fishing.
You will find the regulation of these fisheries at the following address:
https://www.service-public.fr/particuliers/vosdroits/F2118

Natural sites

The salt marshes :

Discover everything you need to know about the salt of the Ile de Ré

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Bird sanctuary ” Lilleau des Niges” aux Portes en Ré :

https://ile-de-re.lpo.fr

Specialties

Culinary specialties

Oysters :
The market

Potatoes  :
Potatoe scoop AOC nutty taste, which is eaten fried with its skin. There is a sisterhood of the new potato of the island of Ré.
http://confreries.sitadom.com/fr/rubrique-1019-confrerie-de-la-pomme-de-terre-primeur-de-l-ile-de-re.html

– The cooperative winery :
This coopérative is located on the road of Sainte Marie, au Bois Plage.
You’ll find here wine, beer and potatoes of the island.
Vins de l’Ile de Ré

– Sweets:
Salt caramels : Les sauniers de l’Ile de Ré
Shortcakes: http://www.biscuiteriedere.fr/
Jams of Claude et Françoise Heraudeau à Ars :
Les confitures du Clocher