Camping Charente-Maritime

Welcome to the Charente-Maritime, a French department in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region that attracts many visitors with its picturesque landscapes and rich historical and cultural heritage. As well as its wild coastline bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.

Campsite rentals in the Charente Maritime


The exceptional coastline of the Charente-Maritime is one of its greatest assets. With its long, sandy beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, it provides the perfect setting for relaxation, water sports, or leisurely walks along the seafront. During a camping holiday in the Charente-Maritime, you have the opportunity to visit many renowned seaside resorts such as La Rochelle, Royan, and the Île de Ré. These destinations attract many holidaymakers each year, who come to relax and unwind or enjoy some water sport activities in the Atlantic Ocean.


Looking for peace and quiet during your holidays? No problem at all! You can simply enjoy the terrace of your private holiday home and take advantage of the various amenities available at the campsite. Rest and relaxation are guaranteed! On the other hand, if you have an adventurous spirit and want to explore, the Charente-Maritime also has plenty of extensive well-preserved spaces that are perfect for walks and learning about the local flora and fauna. Nature lovers can travel further afield to the Seudre marshes, Moëze-Oléron nature reserve, the Arvert Peninsula, or the Marais Poitevin Regional Natural Park. Each of these sites offers unique and unspoiled landscapes where you 

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Mobile home rental in the Charente Maritime

The picturesque Nouvelle Aquitaine region has several Yelloh! Village campsites with many high-quality cottages. But what about opting for a holiday in a private residence this time? If you think this might appeal to you, the residences in the Charente-Maritime are the perfect choice. The idyllic setting of this department will not fail to enhance your stay. In contrast to our other destinations, our campsites offer well-equipped apartments that ensure you a delightful stay.

Also, our holiday villages benefit from top-quality facilities. Once you've settled into your fully-equipped apartment, you and your children will be able to have fun at the campsite's bathing area. Water games, deckchairs in the sun or the shade, a covered and/or heated swimming pool… Everything is provided to ensure you complete relaxation during your visit to the Charente-Maritime. If you wish to cool off outside the campsite, pay a visit to the various water sports centres to be found in the department, try your hand at sailing and take advantage of the perfect conditions.


What to do on a camping holiday in the Charente-Maritime?


The Charente Maritime, located between land and sea, presents a diverse range of activities and tourist attractions for all the family. In addition to its stunning landscapes, the Charente-Maritime also boasts a wealth of cultural and historical wonders.



La Rochelle

The town, with its old port and medieval towers, is an architectural gem. If you happen to be in the area, make sure to climb the three towers that safeguard the entrance to the port. From the top, you can enjoy an exceptional panoramic view of the town and its surroundings. Next, pay a visit to La Rochelle Aquarium, one of the largest private aquariums in Europe. Explore the ocean with your family during an enriching 1½ -hour tour. The department also boasts many castles and historic sites, including Fort Boyard which is famous the world over.


The Île de Ré

A charming island on the Atlantic coast and the fourth largest island in France, the Île de Ré is a highly sought-after destination. With its breathtaking scenery, pristine beaches, and laid-back atmosphere, it has become a popular choice among holidaymakers. Conveniently connected to the mainland by a bridge, it is a destination that is easy to reach. Therefore, it is easy for you to get to from your residence. The Île de Ré is renowned for its authentic villages with their narrow streets and picturesque white houses with colourful shutters.

Among these villages is Saint-Martin-de-Ré, famous for its fortifications which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Follow the various cycle paths and explore the island by bike to discover its wide range of landscapes, from sandy beaches to salt marshes, lush vineyards and enchanting forests.


La Tremblade-Ronce-Les-Bains

Located near the Marennes-Oléron basin, La Tremblade serves as the northern entrance to the Royan Atlantique destination. This traditional port town is famous for its maritime activities, especially salt marsh farming and oyster and mussel farming. Pair these culinary delights with a delightful glass of Charentais wine. La Tremblade-Ronce-les-Bains epitomises the charm of the French Atlantic coast with its pristine coastal landscapes, rich maritime heritage, and relaxed seaside atmosphere.

It is the perfect destination for those who enjoy nature, the beach, and seafood, providing a balanced experience between the hustle and bustle of a port and the tranquillity of a beach resort. If you want to recharge your batteries, this is the place to be. La Tremblade is famous for its unspoilt nature featuring a stretch of untouched coastline. 20 km of fine sandy beach and ocean as far as the eye can see... What more could you ask for?


The Charente-Maritime is also a treasure trove of culture. History lovers will never tire of visiting the different castles in the department. Pay a visit to the castle of La Roche-Courbons, a magnificent 17th-century building surrounded by French formal gardens. Conclude your day with a visit to the numerous lighthouses dotted around the department and the surrounding area, starting with Les Baleines lighthouse, Chassiron lighthouse, and France's oldest lighthouse still in operation, Cordouan lighthouse.


Which are the most beautiful towns in the Charente-Maritime?


  • La Rochelle
  • Royan
  • Rochefort
  • Saintes
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
  • Saujon
  • Surgères


Which are the most beautiful villages in the Charente-Maritime?


  • Île-d'Aix
  • Saint-Martin-de-Ré
  • La Flotte
  • Talmont-sur-Gironde
  • Mornac-sur-Seudre
  • Saint-Trojan-les-Bains
  • La Tremblade
  • Ars-en-Ré
  • Port-d'Envaux 
  • Saint-Sauvant
  • Loix


What are the Charente-Maritime’s culinary specialities?


Thanks to its position by the ocean, delectable seafood dishes steal the spotlight in the local cuisine. An array of other culinary delights also awaits you, each one just as exceptional as the last.

  • Oysters
  • Bouchot mussels
  • Charente seaweed
  • Potatoes from the Île de Ré
  • Grillons charentais paté
  • Saintonge snails
  • Galette charentaise
  • Cornuelle biscuits
  • Chabichou du Poitou cheese
  • Jonchée cheese
  • Farci charentais
  • Grattons
  • Cognac
  • Pineau des Charentes


What are the sightseeing attractions in the Charente-Maritime?


  • The 14 villages of stone and water
  • The Cité de l’Huître oyster museum
  • The Saint-Césaire Paléosite
  • Brouage 
  • Île d’Oléron
  • Île de Ré
  • Fort Boyard
  • Les Antilles de Jonzac water park
  • The Régulus caves in Meschers-sur-Gironde
  • The miniature port of Saint-Savinien-Sur-Charente


The appeal of the beaches and seaside resorts, ports, towns steeped in art and history, festivals and the emblematic sites of the Charente-Maritime will ensure you a great holiday.

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