Exceptional towns and villages near the hotel
- Saujon (5 km from the hotel)
Crossed by La Seudre, Saujon lives to the rhythm of the water. The port of Ribérou , formerly a commercial port and today a fishing and pleasure port, has kept all its charm. Its lock bridge marks the separation of fresh and salt water. Take the paths bordering La Seudre and admire the squares in the distance.
Saujon is a famous spa resort . Since the creation of the first thermal site in 1860, the activity has continued to develop: diversification of treatments, free or complete cures and creation of a fitness center, Philae, open to all. For your next spa stay, you can find your ideal accommodation among our wide selection of rentals for spa guests.
- Mornac-sur-Seudre (11 km from the hotel)
Stroll through the cobbled streets of Mornac-sur-Seudre , a preserved village in Charente-Maritime. Located on the banks of the Seudre, this former fishing and trading port has retained all of its character. You will fall under the spell: medieval halls, Romanesque church , traditional houses painted white and multicolored huts . Stroll on foot, randomly through the flowery alleys and cross the doors of the shops of artists and craftsmen . Hikers, extend your stay and get closer to nature in a 5km loop, the pedestrian Taillées.
- Talmont-sur-Gironde (18 km from the hotel)
At the edge of the Gironde estuary, 15km south of Royan , we invite you for a walk in the cobbled streets of Talmont-sur-Gironde , a typical village full of charm. From the small port, take the path to the remains of the White Tower and head towards the Sainte-Radegonde church , a Romanesque heritage from the 12th century. Take the time to lose yourself in the alleys flowered with hollyhocks, linger on the village square with its hundred-year-old lime tree and stroll through the craft shops.
- Marennes-Hiers-Brouage (28 km from the hotel)
The city has long been one of the most prosperous cities of Saintonge thanks to its location in the heart of the salt marshes when White Gold, salt, was one of the most sought-after commodities.
Capital of the country that bears its name (Pays de Marennes), it is known for what makes its reputation: oysters, exported all over the world.
It is today the main city of the oyster basin of Marennes – Oléron, the most important and renowned in Europe.
The commune of Hiers-Brouage, bordering Marennes, is a peaceful little village in the heart of the marshes. The citadel of Brouage is part of the highly envied club of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France" which attracts nearly 200,000 tourists a year.
- Mortagne-sur-Gironde (29 km from the hotel)
Mortagne-sur-Gironde is divided between upper town and lower town. You discover the village from above. Its belvedere with its orientation table is one of the most beautiful viewpoints over La Gironde, the largest estuary in Europe . You are at the top of the dead cliffs. The sea once bathed the feet there. From here, you dominate its port surrounded by marshes. So, head to the lower town to see it up close !