You have chosen to spend your next camping holiday on the Ile d'Oléron? You won't be disappointed! With a climate that benefits from a sunshine that has nothing to envy to that of the Mediterranean, the largest French island on the Atlantic coast seduces all campers in search of authenticity and freedom. The beautiful Charentaise offers a mosaic of landscapes and atmospheres, a wide range of activities and leisure activities for the whole family, multiple opportunities to live unique and unforgettable experiences... All your desires will be fulfilled!
Do you want a nature holiday?
Between fine sandy beaches bordered by dunes and rocky foreshores, large state-owned forests and salt meadows, salt marshes, meadows and reed beds, the island of Oléron offers its visitors landscapes of infinite variety, magnificent in all seasons!
Start your journey by walking along the interpretation trail from the port of Les Salines to Grand-Village-Plage to discover the world of the salt marshes. Cross the Pertuis de Maumusson by canoe and kayak with its heavenly landscapes of fine sand and pine forests before coming to recharge your batteries in the state-owned forest of Saint-Trojan-les-Bains, the largest forest on the island of Oléron. Going up to Dolus d'Oléron, in the heart of the island, you will like to get lost in the Marais aux Oiseaux, where several hundred sick or injured animals are treated every year. While visiting Boyardville and its surroundings, you can discover the oyster beds and the long rows of bouchots. Then head for the Chassiron lighthouse, at the northern tip of the island. This is where you can see the last fish locks of Oleron.
If camping holidays are synonymous with cycling, you will be pleased to know that the island of Oléron has almost 160 km of cycling routes. Whether you are sporty or a lover of short family rides, you can cycle through the forests of maritime pines and holm oaks, along the dunes covered with mimosas and tamarisk trees, through the marshes planted with reeds and up to the hollyhock-flowered alleys of the villages of Oléron... You will soon realise that the island of Oléron is a real floating garden which serves as a natural setting for a colourful and fragrant flora, a haven of peaceful and unspoilt nature for an abundance of wildlife.
Fancy a holiday by the sea?
With nearly a hundred kilometres of coastline, the Ile d'Oléron is an ideal destination for a seaside camping holiday on the Atlantic coast!
The Oleron coastline is home to many beaches proudly flying the "Blue Flag". On the east coast, the pretty beaches of La Brée-les-Bains and Les Saumonards in Saint-Georges-d'Oléron are popular with families in the summer. To the west, there are wilder spots and large stretches of sand suitable for a multitude of water sports: sand yachting, surfing, kitesurfing, stand up paddle, sea kayaking, jet skiing, diving... Another discovery, the port of La Cotinière! It's a real little anthill with the daily colourful ballet of fishing boats. You will love to let yourself be carried away by the effervescence that reigns on the quays throughout the day. Finally, if you are looking for the best fishing spot on foot on the Ile d'Oléron, the campsite advises you to go to the Passe de l'Ecuissière in Dolus d'Oléron.
Looking for culture and heritage?
Make the most of your stay at the campsite in Oléron to discover the history of the island and visit the many museums and listed monuments that make up the rich cultural heritage of Oléron.
Follow in Vauban's footsteps and discover the military architecture in Charente-Maritime by visiting the citadel of the Château d'Oléron, the Fort des Saumonards, not forgetting the Fort Boyard, off the coast of Boyardville. In Saint-Pierre d'Oléron, discover the Maison des Aïeules, home of the family of the writer Pierre Loti. Walking along the side of Saint-Denis d'Oléron at the northern end of the island, the Lighthouse of Chassiron offers you the visit of its museum "parcours spectacle" guided by the story of a young shipwrecked man. In Saint-Trojan, you will find yourself plunging into the heart of the Belle-Epoque by admiring the beautiful villas from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century that stand on the seafront. The cultural heritage of the Ile d'Oléron is also the viticulture, the oldest traditional activity of the Pays Marennes-Oléron. If you are a wine lover or simply curious to discover the Oleron vineyard and its gastronomy, come and meet the winegrowers who will open the doors of their farms to you. At the end of the visit, you can let yourself be tempted by a tasting of Pineau des Charentes, Cognac and "vins de pays charentais - l'île d'Oléron".