Mobile home 4 persons of 29 m² with 2 bedrooms and covered terrace
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Cadre calme à 150 mètres de l'océan. Accueil chaleureux. Piscine couverte un peu fraîche quand même et hammam et jaccuzi fermé hors saison. Toutefois nous avons pu nous reposer dans un lieu de détente loin du stress de la vie quotidienne.
SAINT DENIS D'OLERON
Inhabitants: Dyonisiens (Denis comes from the Greek Dyonisos, name of the place of the vine). For a long time inaccessible by road, Saint-Denis was once a merchant port that carried by sea wine, salt and brandy on the continent. Today this haven has become a popular seaside resort combining modernity and authenticity of Oléron villages.
TO DISCOVER :
The church of Saint Denis: The origin of the church dates back to the eleventh century, when the priory is given to the Abbey of the Ladies of Saintes by Geoffroy Martel, Count of Anjou. In 1584, the church was ravaged by the wars of religion and its reconstruction was undertaken in 1598. Obsolete in the middle of the XIX century it is restored from 1853. Its magnificent facade is classified as a historical monument in 1896.
The Lifeboat Shelter: This former shelter was once home to the Oléron lifeboat, whose purpose was to help sailors caught by Chassiron currents and the dangerous rock of Antioch. Today this place is converted into an exhibition hall, where many local artists present their works. It nevertheless retains the traces of its original function including a commemorative plaque paying tribute to the shipwrecked Port Caledonia, swallowed by the ocean, in full storm, on the rock of Antioch.
The Lighthouse of Antioch: Tower 24 m high, at sea north of Chassiron, Beacon in service since 1925 to end the series of shipwrecks, which this place was the witness. Do not visit.
The Chassiron Lighthouse: Second lighthouse the oldest in France after Cordouan, the Chassiron lighthouse was built in 1836 following a first building commissioned by Colbert in 1685. After having climbed the 224 steps of its spiral staircase, the zebra tower offers a striking panorama of Oléron, Ré and La Rochelle. It is visible at more than 50 kilometers on a clear day, which warns the sailors in approach of the dangerous pertuis d'Antioche rich in reefs. Perched on a rocky cliff, the lighthouse is entwined by a garden named "landscape wind rose" and labeled "Jardin Remarquable" by the Ministry of Culture. A museum, in care breast, is devoted to the agriculture and traditional fishing practiced formerly by oléronais.
Seaside resort very popular and site "all in one", Saint Denis d'Oléron has serious tourist attractions and will seduce you. Notably thanks to the diversity of its seaside, its many bike paths, its remarkable heritage, its open nature and its nautical, sporting, festive and cultural activities.
The visitor in a hurry to this tip of the island of Oleron has eyes, most often, only for the lighthouse Chassiron, the watchman of the End of the World who raises his high silhouette above an exceptional site.
The marina and the 750 boats that shelter there also retain the visitors. Take to the North Pier and marvel at the view of Fort Boyard, the harbor of the island of Aix, the bridge of the island of Ré and the port of Pallice. Stopover and departure point for cruises to Fort Boyard, the island of Aix or La Rochelle, Saint Denis d'Oléron welcomes you for a peaceful family holiday at the tip of the world ...
Water sports enthusiasts will find wonderful places to practice their favorite activities. Surf spots Oléronais seduce lovers of skiing. Sailing schools will allow beginners, as well as more experienced ones, to enjoy the ocean all year round. You will find a wide range of activities: surfing, sailing, catamaran, windsurfing, rowing, fishing, diving ...
Get off the beaten track and cross this multi-faceted territory. To discover it, you have to deserve it and not hesitate to lose yourself. From north to south, from east to west, stroll through the forest, marshes or along the seashore. The quality and density of the network of cycle paths also allow for beautiful walks, and rest assured, the relief is not pronounced! The hikers will also find their happiness, as well as the lovers of the ride. Nice Atlantic escapes and tonic are waiting for you!
The main feature of the island of Oleron is undoubtedly its wild side. The forest massifs of the island of Oléron cover 12% of the island. The mild climate favors colorful flowering. The mimosa, which blooms once a year, is particularly present on the luminous island. On foot or by bike, you can enjoy these natural riches, beautiful walks in the forest, in the marshes, or along the beaches ... that happiness! Oléron is also a real paradise for wildlife and especially for migratory birds.
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