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 .