Your bike trip takes you along the scenic Atlantic Coast from La Rochelle to Rochefort. From there, you ride over the last transporter bridge of France to reach the Oléron Island, savour the oysters of Marennes, with their distinctive taste, and discover the island’s long, sandy beaches.
Example of a map and a step-by-step description
If you drive to La Rochelle, you can park your car in a secured car park located in the city center: parking Saint-Nicolas (rue de la Sardinerie) or parking Verdun (place Verdun). The weekly rate is about 45€.
The first day is an arrival day without cycling. You arrive whenever you want depending on from where you come. Please note that rooms are usually available in the middle of the afternoon depending on your accommodation. We thank you to advise us if you plan to arrive late.