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Travel Guide Ile de Ré Get to know Ile de Ré

Boat trips ile de ré

To stay at Ré island is to enjoy the sun on the beautiful beaches, to walk in the marshes to discover the fauna and the flora of the island, to visit the places and the historical monuments, to imbibe of the local tradition and appreciate the restored gastronomy. But this is not limited to this, it is also an opportunity to discover the wonders of the Atlantic through boat trips around the island.

Indeed, there is nothing more natural than to approach an island by the sea. Thus, walks and boat cruises are leisure activities strongly advised on Ré island. Many tourists are attracted by the practice of this type of relaxation while passing on Ré island.

What is interesting in this kind of leisure is that it is possible to practice it, whatever the time of the year and that it offers a different perspective and a new perception of the island and in its surroundings.

In Ré island, various companies specialize in boat rental or in the organization of boat trips on catamarans. Some individuals, owners of small pleasure boats, also offer their service to visitors who wish to go around the island by boat.

The tourist routes taken during these sea walks generally follow the coast of Ré island, but sometimes they cross the Breton pertuis in the direction of La Tranche-sur-mer or towards the National Nature Reserve of the bay of Aiguillon or to the Old Port of La Rochelle. Other circuits take the direction of the south in the pertuis of Antioch by stopping on Oléron and Aix islands, without forgetting to make a small detour on the side of the very famous Fort Boyard.