Charente Maritime, like the Ile d’Oléron, is a very dynamic, multi-faceted region in constant renewal. Whether you’re visiting for the first time or have been for several years, there’s always a new activity to do, or new places to discover. You’ll find what you’re looking for close to the Sable Vignier campsite. Not only on the Ile d’Oléron, but also nearby on the mainland, such as La Rochelle or Rochefort.

On this page you’ll find a range of articles and videos presenting the best things to do and see on the Ile d’Oléron and in the rest of the department.

Would you like to relax and pamper your body? Discover our article on the Novotel Thalassa thalassotherapy center in Saint-Trojan Les Bains. Watch our short video presentation and you’ll already feel your body relax.

Looking for water activities? We offer articles on sea fishing as well as fishing on foot, and sea trips to Fort Boyard.

Want to have fun with your kids? See our presentation of the Iléo water park in Dolus d’Oléron, with its giant slides and wave pools for young and old alike.

Theater fans will be delighted to know that the Théâtre d’Ardoise, the artistic jewel of the Ile d’Oléron, continues to put on shows every summer. As for music fans, Les Francofolies is always held at the beginning of July every year on the Saint-Jean d’Acre parking lot in La Rochelle.

And if you’re looking for something to do when it’s raining, we’ve put together a top 10 list of indoor activities throughout the département, so don’t hesitate to check it out!