Things to see and do - Royan
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Royan Travel guide
Royan : Michelin's recommendations
After the bombings of 1945, hardly anything of the capital of the Beautiful Coast remained...If you did not include its magnificent beaches. Today a modern town has replaced the great hotels, the villas and the chalets that the old inhabitants of Royan talk about nostalgically and were what Jacques Henri Lartigues made immortal. But the town has recovered its fortunes. It is true though that with its location at the mouth of the Gironde, it would have been hard to do otherwise.
Tourist attractions Royan : Things to see and do
F - 17200 Royan
Leave the car at the point where the D25 from Royan ceases to follow the coastline and head into the woods to access a stony platform. The Gironde, Grave Point, Cordouan Lighthouse, Coubre Point and its lighthouse make for an impressive panorama. To ..
bd Aristide-Briand F - 17200 Royan
The majestic Royan sea-front is both residential and commercial and runs along the Grande Conche, in front of an immense 2km beach. The front ends at the port which is accessible to trawlermen and pleasure boats. On the front you can see the outline ..
1 r. Foncillon F - 17200 Royan
This church in reinforced concrete covered in a layer of resin was built in 1958 by Guillaume Gillet and Hébrard. Note how the chevet seems to bow as you look up - an effect accentuated by the 65m-high bell-tower. On the left is a pyramid-shaped bapt..
23 Bis, Bd Aristide Briand F - 17200 Royan
Hotel Abacus is located in the heart of Royan, 300 metres from the Notre-Dame Cathedral and a few steps from the coast. It has an outdoor terrace and free Wi-Fi access. Each of the guest rooms is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a telephone with ..
6 Place Foch F - 17200 Royan
Prix Prices from : 41 €
This hotel is situated opposite the Grande Conche beach and marina in Royan and a 5-minute walk from the train station. It offers rooms with a private balcony overlooking the sea or the gardens. Guest rooms at the Hotel Arc En Ciel are equipped with..
32 avenue de la grande Conche F - 17200 Royan
Prix Prices from : 68 €
Situated in a quiet area of Royan City Centre, this nautical-themed hotel is just 100 meters from the beach. It offers a garden with a private terrace. Guest rooms at the Atlantis hotel are stylishly decorated rooms, and have a private bathroom. The..
6 allée des Rochers F - 17200 Royan
14 r. Notre-Dame F - 17200 Royan
This restaurant is dedicated to seafood and decorated in a nautical style (blue and white hues, anchors, port holes, hurricane lamps). Naturally there is a fish tank, and during the season, lobster takes pride of place. A bumper catch.