What to do at Château d'Uléron?

The campsite is 50 m from the ocean and the Phibie lake, which is monitored all summer. The beach is located in the heart of a nature reserve.

Visit the citadel of Château-d'Oléron with its exhibition halls open every day in summer, its performance hall, with several free concerts offered in July and August.

At the Château d´Oléron, you have a tree climbing park, a sports course, children's play parks, two rides, a mini-golf course, a city park, an orientation course and a skate park. You can go horseback riding, scuba diving, sailing, sea kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, guided boat trips to discover oyster farming and the history of the basin.

The essentials of the island of Oléron

From the Les Remparts campsite, you can discover the island of Oléron, 30 kilometers long and 15 wide, as well as its 160 kilometers of cycle paths. Travel the entire island thanks to the summer shuttle (during the summer holidays). 

At the exit of the campsite, take the oyster route which takes you to Saumonards beach with its view of Fort Boyard. Departing from the port of Boyardville, go by boat to discover the Ile d'Aix and La Rochelle, then crossing the salt marshes, stop at the church of St Georges d'Oléron and climb the 224 steps of the Chassiron lighthouse . Discover the fishing port of Cotinière with its colorful boats and the fish auction. Finally, visit the forest and the town of St Trojan les Bains using the little tourist train and take a short detour via the Port des Salines.

Cycle paths

For your travels, think about the modes of soft circulation. Indeed, about 160 km of cycle paths are available on the Ile d'Oléron. Discover the detailed map of the cycle paths on sale at 0.50 € in all the tourist offices of the island. Since the end of 2019, the creation of the cycle path starting from Château-d'Oléron to reach Boyardville has started. From 2020, you will be able to go to the channel of the Brande on a sublime cycle path along the east coast of the island of Oléron. Bike rental companies are located 200 meters from our campsite near the sea on the island of Oléron.

Shore fishing

Enjoy one of the island's flagship activities: shore fishing. From the port of Château-d'Oléron, via the coastal path, you can go fishing on foot (boots essential). You can fish: cockles, clams, mussels, periwinkles, shrimps, etc.

Here are some tips: each returned stone must be put back in place at the risk of the disappearance of the microfauna, do not plow the soil, the algae must be carefully picked (do not pull them out), check the tide times and the coefficients, adapt your equipment to the weather conditions, do not go alone or warn those around you and fish according to your needs.

Please note, some areas are classified as "nature reserves" and fishing is prohibited. Do not hesitate to inquire at reception before setting off on the adventure.

Discover the island of Oléron

The little tourist train offers you a 5 km circuit to discover the town center, the citadel with its ramparts, not to mention the oyster port. About thirty huts of craftsmen are installed on the port. Every morning, you have a market in the city center and all the shops near the campsite. Parking is free in the city center.

On your arrival, you will find at reception all the documentation you need to visit Oléron, as well as the calendar of events planned during your stay.