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Rent a villa or holiday home in Charente Maritime, France for Some Fantastic Holiday Memories

The coastal region of Poitou Charentes, France, known as Charente Maritime is a famous place for holiday. Here, holiday makers get to enjoy a stretched beach of 300 miles. If the thoughts of beach are tempting you to have delicious seafood, then you are absolutely right. You can get sensational seafood, especially harvested from the local oyster beds. A Charente Property or gite offers you a perfect base for holidaying and discovering the beaches and coasts of this region. This is best explored on cycles or by walking in the region.

List of activities

Here, the beaches, as viewed from the holiday rental, make it worth holidaying. However, this is just a smaller part of the enjoyment that you get to do here. If playing with water is your fancy, then you can enjoy multiple water activities in Charente beaches. Sailing is the most enjoyable activity and no matter whether you are a beginner or pro, you can get all types of equipment to enjoy it. Sailing can take you to the near-by islands, including Ile de Re or Ile ‘Aix. A variety of international sailing events are organized here, including the Whitbread Trophy contest in the blue seas. Sea-bass and meager are just perfect for fishing.

For anglers, there is a wide range of choices for angling in the rivers of Dronne, Boutonne and the Charente River. The river sides are rich in far-fetched natural beauty. The national parks, including Cabane de Moins and Port des Salines, are worth a visit because of the lagoons and salt marshes inside. Birds migrating from America come to this region and this has made bird-watching popular. Holidaymakers interested in arts can visit the centre for Romanesque art, and the Heritage Centre in Lozay is best of collecting information.

Where to tour on your Holiday

Here, a town beside the sea is La Rochelle. La Rochelle has grown up as a major town due to the port on the French coast and famous for mooring over 3,600 yachts. You can easily go for leisurely shopping trips to buy fashionable items and antiques, and the historical market place during the Saturday market is bustling too. In La Rochelle you can enjoy the summer beaches, among which the popular ones are the Chatelallion-Plage and St Geaorges de Didonne. For children, there is a surfing club at Pontallic.

Rochefort is a pleasant town and well-known for the thalassotherapy centres situated here. The homemade ice creams offered by the cafe des Longitudes and the best fishes caught from French coast make Rochefort a perfect relaxing holiday destination for the weekend.

Climate

The Gulf Stream affects the weather of the Charente maritime and turns it warmer than many places at the same latitude. With mild winters and long summers, you can explore the region throughout the year.

How to Reach

A travel of 90 minutes will take you to Charente maritime by air from London. Moreover, the regular inexpensive flights to La Rochelle attract more holidaymakers to visit the place. From Stansted, Ryanair provide inexpensive flights to La Rochelle.

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