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Love the Carretes.

The fishing houses give the town a special touch, they always look so beautiful and original, nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Holzgerlingen, Germany
Nice rock formations and beach walks

If you don’t want to walk all the way from the city center to this beach, you can take bus #31... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
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ROYAN port de plaisance, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fishing houses give the town a special touch, they always look so beautiful and original, nice place for a stroll around sunset.

Thank Marggie7
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t want to walk all the way from the city center to this beach, you can take bus #31 during the summer months (from Royan main station, multiple stops along the coast). The rock formations and the beach are nice, but not soooo...More

2  Thank trooper92
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Fantastic rock pooling when the tides out. The rocks provide caving and shade which can be welcome. Beach is lovely and sandy but watch the underwater rocks, they're sharp. Good parking and a stroll from St Palais.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this walk having found the beach. We parked free at the nearby car park. Walked into the town are and headed back. Very scenic and the tide was coming in. It was around 19.40. Something odd happen. There was just 5 of...More

1  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed July 7, 2017

I recommend to read the Wikipedia page explaining the place while being there ;) Watch-out if the tide is high and the see rough !

Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Photographers dream. Managed to see them in all lights and sea conditions. There are especially beautiful in heavier seas and if you catch the sunset behind them they look quite surreal. Well worth visiting.

Reviewed June 17, 2017

A must-do for the area! The stone walled paths winding along lead to stairs and giant rocks you can climb and play on- watch the waves and boats. I think we spent an hour here (though the walk doesn't take that long)

1  Thank jennyv1962
Reviewed June 10, 2017

The costal walk ways along the whole coastline from Royan up to La Palmyre are some of the best views. The path ways are very winding and up and down in places, but the views are really rewarding. My two little dogs enjoyed it too,...More

Thank TheY0ungFamily
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a short and interesting walk from Royan centre along the promenade and coastal path with view back towards the ferry jetty and Ferris wheel. You can either walk or cycle but it is rather exposed to the sun and not much shade to...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The whole area is fabulous especially when there is a market on, the beach here is incredible with things to do for the kids and great toilet facilities, needed when spending the day on the beach. Make sure you take plenty of beach stuff, umbrellas,...More

Thank treweek
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