Walks and hikes in the Royannais region

With its wide-open spaces, Atlantic coastline and atypical landscapes, the Pays Royannais is an ideal region for hiking and cycling. From our Camping Paradis in Charente-Maritime, you can take one of the many trails around Royan. GR4: the “Sentier des Douaniers” to Saint-Palais-sur-Mer

Probably the most scenic of these is the Sentier des Douaniers (GR4). From the Nauzan beach in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, this 3.5 km course, accessible to children, offers magnificent views of the Côte de Beauté, the Gironde estuary and the famous Cordouan lighthouse. Along the way, you’ll come across many breathtaking natural formations and interesting sites such as Les Carrelets, the Terre Nègre lighthouse, the Devil’s Bridge, the Auture well and the legendary Rochers. Hiking enthusiasts will find other marked trails from the Grande Côte parking lot (forest circuit, 12.5 km) and in the Coubre forest.

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Other suggested walks in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer

From Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, you can also enjoy the pleasures of cycling in complete safety, thanks to the cycle paths that wind their way between forest and ocean. Put on your helmet, hop on your bike and head for Tremblade-Ronce-les-Bains, a seaside resort around 30 km from Saint-Palais.

The 16-hectareRaymond Vignes leisure park is an ideal place for a variety of family activities (fishing, mini-golf, boat hire, tennis, children’s playground).

Your vacation ” Camping and Hiking ” near Royan

Take advantage of your vacation in Royan to go hiking and relax with family or friends. Camping Paradis Les Pins is the ideal starting point for hikers and all those wishing to explore the natural and cultural heritage of the Royannais region. Find out about mobile home rentals and caravan sites for tents, caravans and motorhomes at Camping Paradis Les Pins!

If you’d like to plan your tours in advance, Camping Paradis recommends you buy the “Promenades et Randonnées en Pays Royannais” guidebook from the Tourist Office store in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer.

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