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Short cycle ride from La Flotte

Lovely cycle ride through fields of barley and poppies with birds singing. Dramatic ruins with... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
dohoPoole
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Poole, Dorset
Worth a visit

Right off the main road out in a lovely field. Free parking. Great for photos. Takes 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
MTRose
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Montana Rose
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Route de la Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
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+33 5 46 09 61 39
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All reviews short cycle bike ride stands proud ruined abbey well worth a visit ruins abbaye history poppies coast stroll flowers
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Lovely cycle ride through fields of barley and poppies with birds singing. Dramatic ruins with interesting history.

Thank dohoPoole
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Spent an hour there and probably won't be back. It is worth the detour but don't make it a day trip :)

Thank Patrice D
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Right off the main road out in a lovely field. Free parking. Great for photos. Takes 30 minutes to just roam around it - inside and out (what's left of it that is) and just imagine what it use to be like.

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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We had drive past l'Abbaye des Chateliers on previous holidays to Ile de Re, but decided this time to cycle out to it from our base in St. Martin, via La Flotte. It was a fairly straightforward ride out to it, and of course, the...More

1  Thank ADsMum
Reviewed October 3, 2016

This ruin, so close to la Flotte is a witness of old times. Just sit down for a while and look at the architectural greatness of those days.

Thank Henry2946
Reviewed August 6, 2016

If staying at La Flotte it's well worth cycling or walking to the Abbaye. The ruins are very impressive as is the history. There is also a quiet garden area

Thank olgaworcester
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Well worth a visit to Abbaye des Chateliers and a good idea to combine this with a coastal walk. Very tranquil and peaceful and a small well kept garden by the ruins which a gardener regularly tends. Ideal photo opportunities and also lovely poppy fields...More

Thank Michael826
Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is a very recommended location to see on the Ile De Re. It was a pleasant finding on the road and it is really worth it!

Thank Francesca F
Reviewed May 11, 2016

We walked here from Hotel Le Richelieu. It is really quite spectacular. The walk along the sea is easy and equally beautiful.

Thank perrygirl
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

The contrast between the sky and the wals I found it realy beautifull. Ile de Ré has a lot of interresting points and for me, this one was one of the best for taking photos

Thank Mitrache F
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