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

Chassiron Lighthouse
Chassiron Lighthouse
In return for the hard work put into the
Île d'Aix
Île d'Aix
With its green woodland of oaks, pines
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Port des Salines
Port des Salines
Brightly coloured oyster-farm huts house
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Oléron Island Museum
Oléron Island Museum
This very educational museum, set in a
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Château d'Oléron citadel Château d'Oléron citadel
Château d'Oléron citadel
The majestic ruins you can see today are
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Fort Boyard Fort Boyard
Fort Boyard
It was started in 1804 and completed on
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