Destination guide

The beachside setting of Royan is ready to explore

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Royan. Well known for its beaches, parks and seaside, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Royan Church of Notre-Dame and Royan Beach. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Royan

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Royan a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royan Golf (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Palmyre Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Royan

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Royan

Travellers love Royan for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Royan. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royan Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Saint-Georges-de-Didonne Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Foncillon Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Le Chay Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Jardins du Monde (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Planet Exotica (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Royan

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Royan Station.

Where to stay near Royan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,020 holiday rentals near Royan. From 914 Houses to 610 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Royan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Royan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Royan. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royan Beach: 2,806 holiday rentals
  • Royan Museum: 2,815 holiday rentals
  • Place Charles de Gaulle: 2,809 holiday rentals
  • Office de Tourisme Saint-Palais-sur-Mer: 2,787 holiday rentals
  • Congree Centre: 2,801 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Royan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Royan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 914 Houses in Royan. Our other popular types of Royan holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 610 holiday houses
  • Villas: 121 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 53 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Royan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 655 holiday homes with pool available in Royan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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