DISCOVERING the REGION

The Haute-Saintonge, the Côte de Beauté and the region are rich in places and trades to discover. Here are a few that we have selected for you.



MORTAGNE-SUR-GIRONDE



Mortagne-sur-Gironde is divided between upper town and lower town (the port). Its belvedere with its orientation table is one of the most beautiful views over the Gironde estuary.

PORT MAUBERT



Port Maubert is a small port typical of the Estuary where fishing boats with large nets and small sailboats come together in a festival of colors.

BLUE FOUNTAINS



After your visit to the Beaulon castle park, you will be welcomed in a lounge where you can taste exceptional cognac and pineau.

PORT MAUBERT - STURGEON FISCHING TRADITION





TALMONT-SUR-GIRONDE



One of the most beautiful villages in France! On a rocky promontory overlooking the estuary, Talmont-sur-Gironde has kept its original plan of a original bastide.
www.les-plus-beaux-villages-de-france.org/fr/nos-villages/talmont-sur-gironde/

NATURE POLE OF VITREZAY



Take a cruise to explore the estuary. Initiation to fishing, nature walks, rental of a square pontoon, archery, botanical walks, etc ...
www.portvitrezay.com

CAVES OF MATATA



Go and discover this atypical tourist spot located on the coastal road to Royan, and dive into the stories and legends that have nourished this site.
www.grottesdematata.com



LA MAISON DE LA VIGNE



La Maison de la Vigne et des Saveurs allows visitors to understand through different themes the origin of the world of Cognac and Pineau.
www.maisondelavigneetdessaveurs.com

CITE DE L'HUITRE



Discover oysters and oyster farming differently. Located in Marennes, the Cité de l'Huitre sits on the water, between clears, river and ocean.
www.cite-huitre.com

LA CITE DU VIN



Sometimes defined as the beacon of Bordeaux wine tourism or the totem pole of Bordeaux, La Cité du Vin never ceases to seduce its visitors.
www.laciteduvin.com

THE MANUFACTURE OF COGNAC



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CORDERIE ROYALE



The old rope factory of the French King's Navy in Rochefort is one of the jewels of the maritime arsenal.
www.corderie-royale.com

SAINT-EMILION VILLAGE



Saint-Emilion is a small, picturesque medieval village. He is world famous for his wines.
www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com

THE LA ROCHELLE AQUARIUM



Explore the sea and its mysteries by visiting one of the largest private aquariums in Europe.
www.aquarium-larochelle.com