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The Visits

 

La Charente Maritime...

La Rochelle, Rochefort, Saintes, Brouage, Royan, Saint Jean d’Angely and Jonzac
Ré Island, Oléron Island and Aix Island …

To discover the Charente Maritime, its history and its heritage in a lively, interesting and interactive way: 

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Visite des fortifications du littoral en Charente Maritime

The fortifications of the coast

 

From Île de Ré to Brouage, passing by the very famous Fort Boyard,

 

over the centuries, a     defensive belt was built along the coast of Charente to protect the coasts of Aunis and Saintonge.

 

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Visite des Iles d'Aix, Oléron, Madame, Ré en Charente Maritime

Charm of Charente Islands

 

Ile de Ré, island of Oleron, island of Aix, island Madame.

 

Four islands in the Charente-Maritime with different charm and personality. To pass there, it is almost to land in strange land if not foreign.

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Visite : Architecture religieuse en Charente Maritime

Religious buildings 

Romanesque or Gothic style, contemporary audacity ...

 

The religious buildings of Charente Maritime offer a wonderful catalog of different architectural styles since the Middle Ages.

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comment fabriquer le Vin charentais, pineau, cognac
Les métiers de la mer en Charente Maritime
L'histoire du protestantisme en Charente Maritime

The pleasures of Bacchus

 

Charentais wine, Cognac and Pineau des Charentes.

Until the 15th century, the reputation of Charentais wine supplanted that of Bordeaux and its great wines were exported to England, Holland and the Scandinavian countries.

 

 

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The farmers of the sea

 

Oysters from Marennes Oléron, Charron mussels, imperial shrimps, fish, shellfish and crustaceans from La Rochelle and La Cotinière ...

Behind this list of products of the sea with very attractive names are hiding original crafts, mid-sea and land-based and ancestral know-how.

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Protestantism in Charente Maritime

 

La Rochelle, the peninsula of  Arvert, Calvin, Henry of Navarre, Agrippa d'Aubigné, Bernard Palissy

What places and characters associated with the Protestant religion throughout the territory of the Charente Maritime!

 

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La Charente et les activités liées à ses villes

Along the Charente River

 

Henri IV called it "the most beautiful brook of my kingdom"

 

and Louis XIV decided to establish any loan from its mouth "the most beautiful arsenal of the kingdom". The Charente is definitely not a commonplace river.

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Les activités liées à l'eau en Charente Maritme

Water in Charente-Maritime

 

Biological, écological, hydraulic, symbolic...

Because of its many properties, water is a great excuse to take an interest in human activities throughout history.

 

 

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Your theme

 

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We will respond to your desires and we will necessarily find the guide that will meet your expectations.

 

 

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We put you in touch with one of our tour guides. He will evaluate what are your expectations and your needs to create a tailor-made tour. The day of your excursion, it will accompany you and will fill your curiosity going to reveal to you the anecdotes that even the Charentais do not always know.