|Located between Bordeaux and La Rochelle, Royan is at the gateway to the green Arvert peninsula, which is famous for its long fine sandy beaches, between the ocean and pine forests.
Royan is also an invitation to discover an exceptional heritage, featuring romanesque castles, forts and lighthouses.
Coming to the Charente-Maritime area is a true treat for your senses: Cognac, Pineau, oysters, Bordeaux vineyards and castles...
|Royan is primarily a modern and airy town, looking out across the ocean, with a major fishing port and marina. Enthusiasts of modern architecture will appreciate the seafront with all its boutiques and lively cafés, the Notre Dame church, a surprising modern building, the market, a huge white umbrella that always amazes visitors. However, Royan is a resort town with imposing mansions dating from the last century, reminding us that it was one of the first French cities to propose bathing in the sea...|