Not to mention the diverse and numerous beaches, the essential assets of Marennes-Oléron where you can relax, play sports and swim. Sea water is of the highest quality, indeed, half of Charente-Maritime' blue labelled beaches can be found in four of Oléron's districts.
Nature conservation centressuch as "Le Marais aux Oiseaux" and "Le Port des Salines" are open to the public all year round. You can explore nature's treasures and get extensive information on the local fauna and flora at "Le Marais aux Oiseaux". Or discover
the sea salt harvest process, an age-old activity at "Le Port des Salines".
Mother Nature is a haven to birds especially for the migratory species. Marennes-Oléron sunny weather and warm climate are favourable to the flora. Flowers grow mainly on sand dunes and zones with a high level of humidity. Take a walk through the colours and enjoy the scents of this rich flora.