Cité de l'Huître

In the heart of the largest oyster refining marsh in Europe, La Cité de l'Huître immerses you in the world of this shellfish, oyster farming, its people and their history through thematic huts and activities.
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Dates & opening times

Open all days from 30/03/2024 to 11/11/2024 as of 10:30 to 18:00

Ouvert pour les groupes

La Cité de l'Huître est ouverte du 30 mars à la fin des vacances de Toussaint:
- Vacances scolaires Pâques et Toussaint (toutes zones confondues) : Tous les jours de 10h30 à 18h
- Vacances d’été : Tous les jours de 10h à 19h
- Hors vacances scolaires : Du mercredi au dimanche de 10h30 à 18h (fermé lundi et mardi)

Exceptional closing the 04/04/2022 and the 05/04/2022

Descriptif

The Cité de l'Huître is a discovery hub for oyster farming in Charente Maritime. In the heart of the largest oyster refining marsh in Europe, its huts immerse you in the world of this shellfish, oyster farming, its people, and their history.
You will be amazed by the richness of the marsh of Charente Maritime and Marennes Oléron, carried away by the film on the big screen as an air and land journey.
For children: painting on oyster shells, tiles to catch crabs, sea bream to feed, water cannon games.
All day, activities for the whole family: introduction to the opening of oysters, animated visit of an oyster farm, bike ride.

Tracking

Cité de l'Huître Rue des MartyrsLa Cayenne17320, Marennes-Hiers-BrouageFrance

Itinerary

Characteristics

Utilities
Bar
Film room
Exhibition space
Meeting room
Restaurant
Toilets
Car park
Free car park
Parking nearby
Public WC
Defibrillator
Services
Tourist brochures
Coach access
Shop
Room hire
Educational visits
Motorhomes allowed
Local activities
Activity
Concert
Product tasting
Permanent exhibition
Languages
English
French
Disability access
Tourism and Disability labels
Mental disability
Physical disability
Payment method
Bank/credit card
Check
Travellers Cheque
Cash
Customers and groups
Groups
Welcome for business/incentive groups
Home school groups
Holiday Camps Home
Children from 3 to 5 years
Children from 6 to 12 years
Young people from 13 to 17 years old
Specially for children
Special rate for jobseekers
Students
Special rate for large families
Special rate for disabled people
Cycle 1: nursery school
Cycle 2: elementary School
Cycle 3: elementary school (CM1, CM2)
Cycle 3: college (6th)
Cycle 4: middle School
High school
Higher Education
Room rental
Number of equipped meeting rooms
1
Max. capacity
60
Benefits
Space adapted to the following requirements
Family Reception/drinks reception
Seminar/meeting
Utilities
Chair
Screen
Paper board
Table
Rectangular table
Video projector
Reception staff
Surroundings
In the country
Close to a public transportation
Near shuttle stop
Waterside
Cycle track/route within 500 m
Town outskirts
Additional features
"Accueil Vélo" : Cyclists Welcome label
Famille Plus
Qualité Tourisme™
The pathways of the Seudre
La Vélodyssée
Minimum age
3 years
Visits
Visit possible
Yes
Services for individual visits
Guided individual tours available permanently
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Services for group visits
Guided group tours on request
Language
English
French
Themes
Folk art and traditions
Environment and nature
Occupation

Charges

From 30/03/2024 to 11/11/2024
Reduced price
8€
Adult
10€
Child
6€
Large family
26€
Disabled
8€
Group adults
8€ - 11€
Group children
4€ - 8€

Contact

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