Oleron the "Bright", of an area of 175 km2, is the largest island on the French Atlantic coast.
Its beautiful sandy beaches, several being blue flag labeled, are perfect playing fields for the youngest. It is also a paradise for sports enthusiasts. Here are being practiced surfing, windsurfing, but also sand yachting or canoeing. On the ocean, sailing is king, not to mention fishing. You can also play golf, tennis or enjoy a spa cure.
On foot, by bicycle or on horseback, explore the many forests and swamps with their rich and varied fauna and flora. Learn all about this preserved nature, the two nature centers "Le Marais aux oiseaux" in Dolus and "Le Port des Salines" in Grand Village are two essential places to visit.
Marennes-Oléron is also an exceptional heritage which blends fortifications, maritime monuments, churches and local architecture.