Throughout the year, Ré offers a mild climate and exceptional sunshine. For your enjoyment, the west wind from the ocean and the action of the Gulf Stream, inflated with hot air, continuously chase the clouds.
The leisure activities are abundant during the summer holidays. You will love hiking in the woods, on the beaches, discovery rides by bike alone or in family, horseback riding or even tennis.
The sky is often clear and even in cool weather, the outings at sea are real bowls of air that invigorate and give beautiful colors!
Le Phare des Baleines, some museums and sightseeing sites will open their doors to you in the tranquility of small groups and you will be able to stroll at leisure on the ports and in the shopping streets of the villages. The ramparts of Saint-Martin will tell you the history of an island never submitted and that of the embarkations of the convicts towards distant countries.
The marshes lend themselves to the photo when the setting sun burns them in the late afternoon. A good hot chocolate, a pancake for the taste punctuate the discovery of the fish locks and a crab race on the foreshore.
For kite surfers, kitesurfing, surfing and windsurfing are practiced with or without a combination twelve months out of twelve.
The island of Aix
Meet for a day on the island of Aix: starting point in Fouras, the Port of Smoke to take the ferry and in twenty minutes, you disembark in earth of tranquility.
Sparkling with hollyhocks, the island of Aix is a kind of large garden. On this miniature island, nature is queen. Here the hubbub of cars does not exist. The island of Aix can be visited on foot, by bicycle or in a horse-drawn carriage!
In the course of the walks, one encounters small sandy coves lined with forests of pines and cypresses. Folding your eyes, you will see the islands of Ré and Oléron, and perhaps Fort Boyard.
This calm and silent coast is also lucky for fishing, swimming, and boat trips.
If nature is dominant, history is also very present. With its fortified village and its forts, Fort de la Rade and Fort Liédot, the island of Aix is a real fortress. It once protected the arsenal of Rochefort. It also sheltered Napoleon during his last hours of freedom before his departure in exile for Saint Helena. The island then devoted a museum in which you will visit his room remained intact.
The Poitevin Marsh
Discover a natural site classified, unique in Europe! For centuries, the life of maraîchins has been organized around conches and gullies. The marshes of the waterways are a protected world with rare fauna and flora. A unique place in France to discover …
Even today, these waterways are the only way to discover its riches. There are various possibilities for boat trips with or without guide and canoeing.
Do not hesitate to borrow them.
On board a traditional boat, come and discover the Green Venice, green cathedral unrolling kilometers of shaded canals, and let yourself be charmed by the beauty and tranquility of the place.
You can not imagine what awaits you!
The Parc du Futuroscope is a leisure park with a technological, scientific, anticipatory and entertaining theme, whose attractions combine sensorial approaches and projections of images.
The Puy du Fou
Come experience a unique experience in Puy du Fou.
Le Puy du Fou is a leisure park with a thematic theme in the Vendée, one of the four most important theme parks in France.
The park also hosts La Cinéscénie, a nocturnal show hosted by volunteers tracing the history of the Vendée through the fate of a family.
The Palmyre Zoo
La Palmyre Zoo Nestled in an 18-hectare pine forest, La Palmyre Zoo is one of the most visited tourist sites in France.