vélodyssée Royan

Bike ride on the Vélodyssée from Royan

Are your tires well inflated and your calves sharp? Go on the Vélodyssée to discover some of the wonders of the Charente-Maritime. Take advantage of your stay at the Royan campsite to learn about slow tourism. By bike, take the time to admire the surrounding nature. There is no hurry, you are on vacation!

Discover the Charente Maritime by bike with the Vélodyssée

La Vélodyssée is a 1300 km bicycle route that links Roscoff to Hendaye.
It crosses the Charente Maritime, one of the most beautiful departments in France. Indeed, this department is famous for its preserved nature, its beautiful beaches and its gastronomy. Visit the most important places in this beautiful area by bike.

Cycling on the Vélodyssée near Royan

Discover from the campsite Les Chèvrefeuilles ideas for bike rides near Royan and many activities to do with the family.

Cycling routes from the Les Chèvrefeuilles campground

Whether you are a Sunday cyclist or a regular rider, you are bound to find what you are looking for among all these routes. With your own bike or rent a bike in Royan, discover the region:

  • Royan to Montalivet-les-Bains: This 30 km route is surprising in many ways. Indeed, you will travel through the magnificent landscapes of the Atlantic coast and the Côte d’Argent. The icing on the cake is the ferry crossing of the Gironde estuary between Royan and Le Verdon, an unforgettable moment!
  • Royan to Marennes: This 45 km itinerary runs along the wild coast. Between the salt marshes, the Seudre estuary and the Coubre forest, all your senses will be awake. The opportunity on the route to taste the famous oysters of Marennes and to taste the wine of Charente, with moderation of course, even by bike!
  • Join La Palmyre from Royan: This 15 km walk is easy and accessible to all. The Vélodyssée passes here along the coast of beauty, a name of circumstance. The bike path offers a view of the sea and winds through the forest along beautiful beaches, an invitation to swim and relax.

Family activities near Royan

If there is one place near Royan that you must visit with your family, it is the zoo of La Palmyre. Nestled in the heart of a pine forest, this zoo is home to over 1600 mammals, reptiles and birds. As mentioned, you can easily reach this animal park by bike from Royan.
12 km from Royan, don’t miss the Cordouan lighthouse, the “Versailles of the sea”. This lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse still in activity in France. It is accessible from Royan after a 45-minute sea crossing. After climbing the 301 steps of the lighthouse, you can admire an exceptional panorama of the ocean, the Gironde estuary and the coastline.

Staying at Les Chèvrefeuilles near the Vélodyssée

The campsite in Royan Les Chèvrefeuilles allows you to spend a very nice vacation near the sea. In a wooded setting, stay in a very comfortable accommodation or on a shady and spacious campsite. Everything is provided in this 4-star campsite for a successful stay: a water park with heated pool, various activities and entertainment, free wifi, etc.
Moreover, Les Chèvrefeuilles is located between the sea and the countryside. You will be able to enjoy a day at the beach or the nearby tourist and cultural sites (train of seagulls, Notre Dame de Royan church, etc.).
This campsite offers you services worthy of a 4 star campsite. For example, the campground is partnered with a bike rental company in Royan, ideal to avoid taking your bike and to benefit from attractive rates! You will also find a food-truck several times a week, the sale of regional products, a bread and pastry shop, a grocery store, etc.

If you want to spend your vacations in a dream place, don’t hesitate, book your vacation rental at the campsite Les Chèvrefeuilles in Royan. All the conditions are met for an unforgettable family stay in Charente Maritime.

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