What to do on the Ile de Ré ?

Your campsite is located in the immediate vicinity of one of the most beautiful villages in France. It would be a shame not to take advantage of your stay to visit the most emblematic places of Charente-Maritime.

Wondering what to do on the Ile de Ré?

You will be able to appreciate both the authentic and picturesque side, while discovering the outstanding natural heritage during a weekend spent at theile de ré. Decorated of hollyhocks, thehe island of Re is endowed with its own fauna and flora, which are just waiting for you to reveal their beauty.

Enjoy a bike ride to discover salt marshes, fine sandy beaches and wild coastline during your visit. You didn’t bring your bikes? Don’t panic, a bike rental island of re is offered to you at the campsite !

Île de Ré : what to do in Ars-en-Ré ?

Ars-en-Ré is the result of both the work of nature and of man. Indeed, Ars was originally an island, which was located near the island of Ré and Loix. But little by little, this archipelago was able to form a single island, thus giving Ars-en-Ré the possibility of becoming a village, in the heart of the island of Ré.

In particular, it is possible to enjoy the splendour of its small trading port, which for many years was a key place in the transport of salt to the continent. Today, it is a place appreciated by the tourists which reveals all its beauty.


Impossible not to discover its splendid bell tower which overhangs this clear village, the occasion to make beautiful walks in its small streets. And on a daily basis, its market welcomes you to enjoy the good products of the area.

Finally, don’t forget to finish your visit with a visit to the Cabane du Fier; Christophe FRIGIERE does his utmost to cook from the market and from the sea, grilled over a wood fire in a bistro atmosphere, with a slate that changes according to the whims of the sea and the arrival of fish…

Visit the island of Ré, what activities to do ?

The island of Ré is of course not limited to Ars-en-Ré, and a large number of activities and visits await you. Discover the beaches all around the island, as well as the splendid Phare des Baleines de Saint-Clément-des-Baleine, which overlooks the ocean. A building not to be missed, classified as a historical monument. For a walk as close to nature as possible, the National Nature Reserve of Lilleau des Niges in Les Portes-en-Ré will seduce you with its surrounding flora. Take a stroll near Bois-Plage-en-Ré, the port of Saint Martin or around the Abbaye des Châteliers… Each of these walks is different, but no less striking! And for a bit of history, opt for guided tours!

Fishing enthusiasts will find their happiness on the island. Indeed, the possibility to practice fishing on foot in the rocks at sunset is offered to them for a unique setting.

As for the island’s culinary specialities, discover the know-how of local producers at the markets or on their farms in the oyster farmers’ huts. We dare you not to fall for the delicious freshly caught seafood!