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Cycling in Royan and Charente Maritime

What if you were to make the most of cycling during your vacations at the Royan campsite ? Ecological and economical, this mode of transportation is ideal for exploring all the jewels of the Charente-Maritime. At your own pace, discover the fine sandy beaches, breathe in the scent of the pine trees and enjoy a wide range of family activities.

Where to ride a bike in Royan and its surroundings ?

The seaside resort of Royan has more than 200 kilometers of trails and paths for the pleasure of cyclists. Discover some ideas for bike outings for the whole family.

Rides on the Vélodyssée

La vélodyssée runs along the western coast of France, from Brittany to the Basque coast.
During your stay in Royan, several possibilities are offered to you to borrow the vélodyssée. A very natural bike ride between Ronce-les-Bains and La Palmyre or a more urban ride between Saint-Palais and Royan. The first course of 23 km allows you to reach the beaches and the Coubre lighthouse in complete safety on a bicycle path.

The 2 seas canal

This 750 km long bicycle canal links the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea. On its Royanese part, it leaves from the ferry pier in Royan to reach Mortagne-sur-Gironde. During 47 km, go through landscapes between vineyards, cliffs and marshes of the Gironde estuary. On the way, plan a stop in Talmont-sur-Gironde, classified among the “ most beautiful villages of France “.

The tour of the forest of La Coubre

This circuit is easy and 36 km long. It allows you to alternate between shaded passages in the forest and the coastline. This loop offers remarkable views in the heart of a protected natural area.

Bike rental in Royan

To discover Royan and the Charente Maritime, rent a bike and ride on the circuits designed for bikes. Several bike rental companies are available. Renting a bike is ideal for a quiet ride and to discover the landscapes and the seaside. With miles of bike paths along the coast and through the pine forests, the area is a cyclist’s paradise.

  • Rent a bike with cyclojet and benefit from preferential rates with a 10% discount when coming from the campsite Les Chèvrefeuilles. Cyclojet also offers electric bikes, mountain bikes, mountain bikes and city bikes for rent.
  • Royan by cycles also offers bike rental in Royan
  • And many others

What to do in Royan with your family ?

Royan is located on the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy all the pleasures of the water during your stay at the campsite. Royan offers 5 fine sandy beaches that invite you to relax and enjoy water activities.
Don’t hesitate to discover this seaside resort to learn about its history and architecture. You will be able to admire beautiful villas, the Notre-Dame church or the Palais des Congrès.
One of the most beautiful panoramas of the city, at the end of the quai des Sabliers, is located at the level of the port of Royan. This place of fishing and pleasure allows a very pleasant walk in family.
Finally, during your vacations in Royan, plan a day at the superb zoo of La Palmyre, an animal park near Royan. Located at 15 km by car from Royan or at 45 mn by the cycle track, this animal park is one of the most beautiful in France. You will be able to observe more than 1600 animals in the heart of a pine forest of 18 hectares. For a family outing, discover the Exotica garden or take a ride on the seagull train.

Staying at the campsite Les Chèvrefeuilles

Les Chèvrefeuilles campsite in Royan has some real assets that make it an ideal vacation destination. Indeed, this 4 star campsite is located near the ocean, the forest and the countryside. Something to delight all lovers of beaches, walks and activities of all kinds.
In the heart of a park of more than one hectare, choose the vacation rental that suits you. The campsite offers a wide range of accommodation (classic mobile homes, luxury mobile homes, unusual lodge cabins) and spacious and delimited camping pitches.
On the spot, the aquatic area gathers young and old for moments of fun between visits to the surroundings. Enjoy the outdoor heated pool, wading pool and solarium.
Everything is planned at Les Chèvrefeuilles to entertain you if you wish. You can take part in yoga classes, archery or attend an outdoor movie. In the evening, there is a children’s show once a week, musical performances or the opening of the pool at night.

Don’t wait any longer, book your next vacation at Les Chèvrefeuilles campsite in Royan without further delay. A change of scenery, relaxation and activities for the whole family guaranteed! In a postcard setting, enjoy an unforgettable stay in Charente-Maritime.

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