La Flotte en Ré
During your camping holiday, the Flotte-en-Ré is a charming stopover that you will absolutely have to discover! The Fleet, as it is called here, is the most extensive commune of the whole island of Ré. It is therefore not surprising that this village of charm and character offers an infinity of pleasures. Discover its remarkable historical and architectural heritage, its small harbor, a favorite stop for yachtsmen, or its urban beach in the center of the village ...
The port and its terraces close to the beach
La Flotte-en-Ré is one of the most beautiful villages in France. It is enough to stroll in the flowered pedestrian streets of the village to realize it. On the small port of Flotte-en-Ré, you will enjoy installing on the terrace restaurants and small bistrots facing the ocean. In summer, the streets of the village come alive with the rhythm of concerts and shows, the night market, fireworks and historical reenactments ...
If you want to bathe, the beach of the Fleet In D only waiting for you. Many campers will tell you that the beach of Arnérault is the most beautiful beach of the whole island of Ré! Well sheltered from the wind and labeled "Pavillon Bleu", this vast expanse of 500m long sand is the ideal place for families.
The medieval market of the Flotte-en-Ré
Equally unavoidable for your camping holiday, the La Flotte market will awaken all your senses. Built in medieval style as it really dates back to the 19th century, this picturesque market is a real invitation to travel back in time. He favors meeting with local producers and discovering craft products. You will find organic fruit and seasonal vegetables, meats, cold meats, cheeses, honey, not to mention fish and seafood such as oysters or sea urchins of the island of Ré. What to spend good times by filling your basket with good and beautiful things!
One of the oldest villages on the island of Ré!
If you are rather "art and history", do not miss the visit of the Abbey of the Chateliers, built in the XII century by the Cistercian monks. The remains of the abbey church, whose western facade remained almost intact, are the three former capitals of the refectory and the garden of the cloister. The whole is today classified "Historic Monument".
A little further on, you can visit Fort de la Prée, the oldest fort built in the Charente-Maritime, to defend the Ile de Ré against the English invaders and Protestants in the 17th century. > If you have the time, do not ignore the church Sainte Catherine and its steeple enhanced very atypical. Crossing the church square, you can admire the beautiful stained-glass windows of the building, but also discover the bell offered by Cardinal Richelieu to the parishioners in 1632.
If you want to know more about the history From the Ile de Ré to the Maison du Platin! The museum proposes to you to discover the popular arts and traditions of the inhabitants of the island, but also the maritime history and the heritage of Pertuis through rich collections of archeology and medieval architecture, exhibitions and entertaining animations for Small and big!