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The islands of Charente-Maritime


Set sail for four exceptional islands, from fishing territories to breathtaking landscapes!

  • 49 km away from the campsite, the île d’Oléron is known as the ‘luminous’ island with its long beaches, numerous forests, wetlands, the Château d'Oléron fortress, Fort Boyard, its oysters... To get there, there is a bridge to Bourcefranc-le-Chapus, which is the longest bridge in France at 3027 metres.
  • 56 km away from the campsite, île Madame is a small, virtually unspoilt, island with numerous ‘carrelets’ (traditional fishing huts on stilts) on its west coast. You can only get there at low tide. The ‘passe aux bœufs’ is a submersible path linking the island to the continent from Port des Barques.
  • 68 km away from the campsite, île d’Aix is known as the ‘authentic’ island. It is a small, crescent-shaped island with exceptional heritage and unspoilt nature. You can spend a day there by taking the ferry from the Pointe de la Fumée headland on the Fouras-les-Bains peninsula. The 7-kilometre tour of the island can be made on foot or by bicycle.
  • 100 km away from the campsite, the île de Ré is the ‘white’ island with its distinctive white houses and green shutters in small hollyhock-filled alleyways. To get there, you can take advantage of the regular boat services, or go over the famous bridge linking La Rochelle to the island.

Book your stay near the islands of Charente-Maritime

5-star campsite Bois Soleil welcomes you for a short or long stay. Book your camping pitch or mobile home now at Saint-Georges-de-Didonne.
Contact the campsite by email ( or telephone (+33 (0)5 46 05 05 94) for further information and to find out about availability.


Photo credits: CMT17 - Saint Clément des Baleines © E. COEFFE / Saint Denis d'Oléron © E. COEFFE