Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Charente-Maritime is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Charente-Maritime. This walkable city is known for its cafes, local tours and beaches. Local cultural sights include Musee du Nouveau Monde and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Stayz has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Charente-Maritime

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Charente-Maritime a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Louis Rouyer-Guillet (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Hennessy Cognac Company (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Martell (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Remy Martin (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Cognac Meukow (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Camus (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Charente-Maritime

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Charente-Maritime

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Charente-Maritime. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royan Beach (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Saint-Georges-de-Didonne Beach (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Begonia Conservatory (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Cognac Public Garden (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Francois Ier Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Planet Exotica (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Charente-Maritime

The nearest airport is in La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re), located 36.9 mi (59.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Saintes Station, Taillebourg Station and Saint Savinien Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Charente-Maritime?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,512 holiday rentals around Charente-Maritime. From 3,821 holiday houses to 379 bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Charente-Maritime is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Charente-Maritime?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charente-Maritime. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Saint-Martin-de-Ré: 1,648 holiday rentals
  • La Rochelle: 2,414 holiday rentals
  • Aumagne: 151 holiday rentals
  • Saint-Savinien: 180 holiday rentals
  • Angoulins: 1,711 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Charente-Maritime! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Charente-Maritime?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Charente-Maritime with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Saint-Martin-de-Ré: 1,648 holiday homes
  • La Rochelle: 2,414 holiday homes
  • Aumagne: 151 holiday homes
  • Saint-Savinien: 180 holiday homes
  • Angoulins: 1,711 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Charente-Maritime?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Charente-Maritime are:

  • La Rochelle-Ile de Re Airport (LRH): 4,227 holiday houses
  • Medis Airport (RYN): 2,798 holiday houses
  • Saintes (XST): 962 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Charente-Maritime?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Charente-Maritime. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Angoulins sur Mer Station: 4,030 holiday rentals
  • Église Sainte-Radegonde de Talmont: 2,690 holiday rentals
  • Pons Station: 586 holiday rentals
  • Saintes Station: 587 holiday rentals
  • Chateau of Roche-Courbon: 1,483 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Charente-Maritime listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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