Every day (except Monday), the more than 150 traders and producers of the Marché Central de Royan welcome you to present the specialties of the region.
Royan was devastated, then rebuilt in the 1950s, with a new architectural style. Meet at the tourist office to take part in a guided tour and learn more about Royan and its 1950s architecture!
One of the most beautiful villages in France Talmont-sur-Gironde
Located less than 30 minutes from Royan, Talmont-sur-Gironde is a must in the region. Perched on its rocky promontory, Talmont-sur-Gironde watches over the Gironde estuary. During your walk in Talmont-sur-Gironde, you will appreciate all the authenticity of this village, it is a leap in time that awaits you when you will observe the Sainte-Radegonde church and the white houses with blue shutters. & Nbsp ;
A craft village Mornac-sur-Seudre
On the banks of the Seudre, this former fishing and trading port will seduce you with its authentic charm, its vestiges from another era and its many artisan stalls. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the center and indulge in the discovery of monuments from another time, multicolored cabins and traditional houses.
Nice walk in nature La Côte Sauvage
For superb walks or hikes, walk along the Wild Atlantic Coast. You will get superb panoramas of the ocean and the surrounding nature. Breathtaking landscapes will be offered to you. For the more determined among you, the Vélodyssée passes through the Côte Sauvage. We recommend that you stop at the Coubre lighthouse, which has been monitoring the Gironde estuary since 1905.
Seafood tasting La Tremblade
A few kilometers from our charming hotel with sea view in Royan center, we invite you to discover La Tremblade. The essential activity to do at La Tremblade is to participate in a seafood tasting. Bordered by the ocean and by a generous pine forest, La Tremblade will charm you with its district of Ronce-les-Bains, its many restaurants, beautiful walks in the countryside and surf spots.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site Cordouan Lighthouse
After more than 400 years of existence, the Cordouan Lighthouse, the "King of Lighthouses", continues to guide sailors sailing in the Gironde estuary. Strong winds and waves keep reaching the lighthouse which has to be maintained by wardens 24/7 since its construction in 1611. Joining a guided tour of the Cordouan lighthouse is a great experience. unique opportunity to interact with the keepers passionate about the oldest lighthouse in France still in activity.