Located on the south western coast, Charente-Maritime holiday rentals are surrounded by vast horizons of seascapes as well as ports to visit. Ile de Re has beach locations for romantic walks along the beach or a family trip to build sandcastles.
Tourists wishing to explore the areas outside of their holiday homes in Charente-Maritime can travel to the seaport city La Rochelle. There is the beautiful architecture of the clock tower and town hall as well as seafood restaurants, market stalls and the boulevard to see. Fort Boyard is an iconic, historical monument and although visitors cannot enter the fort there are boats that will take people to view the outside.
A fun, family friendly day out nearby the holiday homes in Charente-Maritime can be found at the Chateau of Enigmas. The renaissance building lets visitors explore its interior with treasure trails through underground tunnels and mazes. There is also La Palmyre zoo in Les Mathes which has landscape gardens and animals such as tigers and polar bears.
The Musee National de la Marine museum in Rochefort features a collection of small and large ship models celebrating naval history. Another museum near Charente-Maritime holiday rentals is the Bunker in La Rochelle, which was built in 1941. It is an educational venue, with informative displays and memorabilia about the Second World War. There is also the Prehistoric Centre, it has activities, displays and special effects focusing on the prehistoric period and the Neanderthal man, with an archaeological site to examine. In this Poitou-Charentes region, why not take a trip to the nearby department of Charente too, to discover even more French delights?