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Published on 10/31/2019 at 15h24

Le Tour de France in La Rochelle, close to Le Verger campsite !

Le Tour de France in La Rochelle, close to Le Verger campsite !

37 ans later, le Tour de France is back in La Rochelle. In 2020, we will be lucky to see le tour de France nor far from here.

July 06th : rest day in La Rochelle for cyclists

After Pyrénnées, it is rest time on the sea side of La Rochelle

July 07th : from Oléron island to Ré island, passing through La Rochelle

Departing in the south of île d'Oléron, in Le Château d'Oléron, then heading to Royan, stopping by Marennes and Rochefort. Then, straight on to La Rochelle old harbour and climbing île de Ré bridge to arrive in Saint-Martin-de-Ré.

All these routes are familiar to us, we will be happy to advise you the best spots to see Le Tour de France !

July 08th : from Chatelaillon-plage to Poitiers

Less than 5 miles away from the Verger will be the departure in Chatelaillon. The route is planned 3 miles away from here, great moment if you missed them in La Rochelle !

Tour de France à La Rochelle et Charente-Maritime


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Published on 03/11/2018 at 14h37

5 opportunities to take a boat during your holidays at La Rochelle

5 opportunities to take a boat during your holidays at La Rochelle

1) The sea bus "Le bus de mer" (also called " le passeur")

It is a small white and yellow boat, powered by solar energy. There are 2 lines (as bus lines)

-Vieux-port Médiathèque : a few minutes journey, between the two towers, and there, you are on the other side of the harbour  ! It costs only 1 euro and it is free for kids under 5.During summer, the sea bus is running from 7:30 am to midnight.

-Vieux-port Les Minimes : 15 à 20 minutes journey to join Les minimes beach from the city centre. You will pass between the two towers, following the channel and you will appreciated the nice view on the city. A ticket costs 3 euros (and you can buy a family ticket if you are 4 people). Every 30 minutes, from 8.30 am to 10:30pm.

2) La Rochelle-île de Ré ferry connection

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What about going to the Ile de Ré by the sea ? Less traffic jams, and great boat experience !  From La Rochelle to Saint Martin de Ré in almost one hour thanks to Inter-îles  ! You will pass under the bridge of Ré, and in front of Rivedoux and La Flotte villages, and finally arrive in the lovey harbour of Saint Martin ! Be careful, boats are subject to tides ! Time tables are available on their website. Cherry on the cake : you can bring you bike, to ride all day long in the island !

3) La Rochelle-île d'Oléron ferry connection

Why not trying Oléorn island ? Less famous that the Ile de Ré but as beautiful as its sister ! Various companies offer connections from la Rochelle to Boyardville and Saint denis d'Oléron. Journey time : around 50 minutes ! You can bring your bike too. Booking recommanded.

4) Visiting Aix island close to Fort Boyard

Third island : Aix ! the smallest but so charming ! No cars, and a quiet atmosphere, is is a small paradise ! You can go to Aix island from Fouras (pointe de la fumée) or from La Rochelle. Some companies offer you the possibility to go clos to Fort Boyard on the return journey. You cannot visit it, but you will get a nice view on it ! 

5) Rent a boat in the Marais Poitevin

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Do you want to be your own captain ? No problem, rent a boat in Le Marais Poitvin (also called "Green Venice") and wander in the canals ! You are afraid to lost yourself ? You can choose boat rent with a boatman guide ! 


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Published on 01/05/2018 at 17h42

2018 Tour de France

Tour de France 2018

This summer, the famous "Tour de France" will pass by our area ! Only 28kms from Le Verger

You will be able to see the cyclists in the following villages : Champagné les Marais, Puyravault, Sainte Radégonde des Noyers, Chaillé les Marais, and Vouillé les Marais !

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If you have never seen "Le Tour de France" , do not miss it ! And also "la caravane" (the publicity fleet) ! Very funny !  So, be ready, on July 7th !

We will give you pieces of advice for the best spots to see the cyclists !


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Published on 07/07/2015 at 12h01

Aix, une île hors du temps

 

 

 

 

Petit croissant de terre de 3km de long sur 700m de large, classé sur la liste des sites naturels remarquables, l’Île d’Aix est un lieu fragile que l’on se doit de préserver. Véritable microcosme où tous les paysages sont représentés, elle ne se découvre qu’à pied ou à bicyclette, la circulation automobile ayant été volontairement limitée au strict nécessaire.

 

Après une traversée de 20 minutes en bateau, vous pourrez faire le tour de l’Île à pied en 3 heures, ou louer un vélo.

Lieu de retrait enchanteur, hors du temps, on n’y circule qu’à pied : marais, forêt, vignes, criques de sable, falaises, plages, une belle diversité de paysages, encore sauvages et un patrimoine exceptionnel sont à découvrir. Prévoyez une escale !

le pierre loti

 

 

roses trémières

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baby plage

fortifications

 


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Published on 07/04/2015 at 9h36

Idées de promenades : aujourd'hui, l'Île de Ré.

Avec un ensoleillement exceptionnel, sa nature précieuse, l'ile de Ré est une terre riche en contrastes. Plages de sable fin bordées de dunes, forêts de pins, ...

Ars-en-Ré chenal

 

Loix

Dune

 

 


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Published on 07/02/2015 at 9h42

Idées de promenades : aujourd'hui, Brouage.

Avec son rempart de plus de deux kilomètres de long, son port ostréicole, ses boutiques de créateurs et d’artisans d’art et ses nombreux édifices chargés d’histoire transformés en lieux d’expositions, Brouage vous attend !

 

 


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Published on 05/12/2015 at 21h16

Red bull Cliff Diving World series in La Rochelle

Here we are! This week-end, the Red Bull Cliff Diving tour is in La Rochelle! Contestants will dive in the harbour from the top of Saint Nicolas Tower : 42m high!


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Published on 03/27/2014 at 14h37

Chatelaillon 6ème dans le Top 10 des plages Françaises

Le saviez-vous?

Tripadvisor a classé la plage de Chatelaillon 6ème dans le Top 10 des plages Françaises ! (Chatelaillon est à 13 kms du Verger)

Tripadvisor ranked Chatelaillon beach, on 6th position in the Top 10 Best French beaches (13kms aways from Le Verger campsite)

http://www.tripadvisor.fr/TravelersChoice-Beaches


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