Charente-Maritime
Île d'Oléron
Interesting
Île d'Oléron The Essential
Interesting

Linked to the mainland by a , Oléron is Metropolitan France's second largest island after Corsica. A place of wild beauty, ocean expanse, ever-changing colours, warm sand and... its famous oysters. Its white houses sit among mimosas, laurels, tamarisks and fig trees. At the centre, comes alive during the holiday season. Elsewhere, projects a striking if inaccessible silhouette. Views of Oléron and the Antioche rocks from the .

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Île d'Oléron
Île d'Oléron
Île d'Oléron
Linked to the mainland by a viaduct
30 minutes
Île d'Aix
Île d'Aix
With its green woodland of oaks, pines
30 minutes
Chassiron Lighthouse
Chassiron Lighthouse
In return for the hard work put into the
Oléron Island Museum
Oléron Island Museum
On display in this museum of local
90 minutes
Port des Salines
Port des Salines
Brightly coloured oyster-farm huts house
90 minutes
St-Trojan Beaches
St-Trojan Beaches
Depending on your preferences and what
15 minutes