Fouras

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

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TownFourasPort-des-Barques at 4.3 km
Insee code17168Saint-Laurent-de-la-Prée at 5.2 km
Postcode17450Yves at 5.4 km
Latitude45.9833352Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente at 5.4 km
Longitude-1.0999988Île-d'Aix at 6.9 km
AltitudeFrom 0 to 21 metersSaint-Froult at 8.4 km
Surface9.51 km²Vergeroux at 9.2 km
Population4177 inhabitantsChâtelaillon-Plage at 9.4 km
Density439 inhabitants/km²Soubise at 9.5 km
Chief townLa Rochelle (at 33 km, 30 min)Saint-Vivien at 10 km
DepartmentCharente-MaritimeBreuil-Magné at 10.3 km
RegionPoitou-CharentesSearch another town

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SIGHTSEEING

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Information pointsTourist Office of Fouras
Leisure centresBeach Nord,   Beach Sud,   Beach of L'Espérance,   Beach of La Vierge,   Beach of the Bois-Vert,   Big Beach of Fouras,   Casino of Fouras,   Museum of Fouras
MonumentsFort of the Aiguille,   Fort Énet,   Keep of Fouras
Natural sitesHeadland of the Aiguille

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

A jazz festival takes place every year in late July to Fouras in Charente-Maritime: Jazz Festival José Cando.

This is an eagerly awaited by Fourasins, tourists, visitors and jazz lovers. The José Cando Association, which organizes the festival hopes to meet the expectations of the public by scheduling an eclectic and surprising by its quality and interbreeding jazz. Whether traditional, New Orleans, Manouche, Bebop, Swing Jazz, Latin Jazz or another, visitors find family and friends of concerts throughout the city from morning till night.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Supervised sea kayakingSports sensationsFrom 7 € to 70 €Fouras
Sea boat trip on the Ecume de RéNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 55 €La Flotte (29 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. 6°C - Max. 18°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Comptoir de Rose  
7.8
Fouras
Located in the casino Fouras, with a magnificent view of the sea, Le Comptoir de la Rose is open from Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. The modern decor in shades of mauve and...
Located in Fouras21 € per person 
Latino restaurantLa Havane  
7
Yves
La Havane complex invites you to discover its restaurant. Ideally located facing the sea, in the natural reserve of Yves, near Chatelaillon-Plage, you will be warmly received by Muriel...
Located 8 km from Fouras28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Flots  
9.4
Châtelaillon-Plage
Located in the charming seaside town of Châtelaillon-Plage, Les Flots is a hotel restaurant where you will have all the salty air. With the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop, this hotel...
Located 10.2 km from Fouras30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLe bois vert  
Fouras
In charente, fouras the edge of the beach, you'll have a pleasant stay, feet in the water, in a new building. We offer 4 new rooms with separate entrance, toilets and separate bathroom....
Located in FourasFrom 99 € to 129 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsL'Escale de Mortagne    
9.7
Thairé
Located in the countryside near beaches Châtelaillon, between La Rochelle and Rochefort, you'll stop in this former 18th century farmhouse. Mortagne - 7 km Châtelaillon-Plage - Centre...
Located 12.8 km from FourasFrom 76 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLe moulin de l'abbaye    
8.7
La Jarrie
12 km from La Rochelle and 10 km from the beach Chatelaillon. 2 charming spacious rooms and table d'hôtes in this charming character rural house with indoor pool heated.
Located 17.8 km from Fouras76 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 5 personsLa Guillaumette  
9.2
Fouras
Charming cottage in the heart of the peninsula Fouras, quiet, close to shops and beaches. Clévacances 3 keys. Environmental labels. Peace and comfort. Open all year.
Located in FourasFrom 335 € to 825 € per week 
House for 4 personsVilla fouras jusqu'à 4 personnes
Fouras
At 200 m from the sea and the north harbor, calm, detached house of 50 m² renovated in 2013. Possibility to park the car on the ground.
Located in FourasFrom 350 € to 700 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsMaisonnette appartement
Yves
Maisonette apartment with terrace in private property with entrance and private parking (space for 2 cars). Ideally located, you are at the center landmark on the region Ile d'Aix,...
Located 5.7 km from FourasFrom 450 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 2 haL'Abri-Cotier    
9.3
Saint-Nazaire-sur-Charente
Camping ideally located for exploring the Charente Maritime near La Rochelle, Marennes and the island of Oleron, Ile d'Aix, Isle Madame, Fort Boyard for your holidays in a mobile home...
Located 6.3 km from FourasFrom 16.40 € to 20.50 € per day 
50 places over 2 haCamping du Moulin    
8.1
Salles-sur-Mer
Municipal campsite where nature has preserved its charm. Quiet and shady site situated 5 minutes from the beach, 10 minutes from La Rochelle and nearby islands of Ré, Oléron, Aix and...
Located 14.4 km from Fouras12.50 € per day 
150 places over 4 haCamping Indigo Oléron Les Chênes Verts  
Dolus-d'Oléron
Oléron Les Chênes Verts Indigo Campsite****... 50 metres from the beach, nestled in an oak wood... Oléron Les Chênes Verts Indigo Campsite is located on the Ile of Oléran, in Dolus,...
Located 17.3 km from Fouras 

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HOTELS

Azureva Fouras - Hotel in FourasAzureva Fouras     
8.5
Fouras
A 15-minute drive from Fort Boyard, Azureva Fouras offers self-catering accommodation, an outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and Wi-Fi is free of charge in public areas. The apartments...
Located in FourasRoom from 37 €
Grand Hotel Des Bains - Hotel in FourasGrand Hotel Des Bains     
8.9
Fouras
This former coaching inn is situated 50 metres from the beach and the centre of Fouras. It offers en-suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV, as well as a spa....
Located in FourasRoom from 69 €
Les Terrasses De Fort Boyard - Hotel in FourasLes Terrasses De Fort Boyard     
7
Fouras
This residence overlooks the ocean from the south beach of the magnificent Fouras Peninsula. This area is known for its beaches, harbours and the islands of Aix, Oléron and Ré. This...
Located in FourasRoom from 41 €

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La Residence de France - Residence
Located in the heart of La Rochelle, La Residence De France is a 5-minute walk from the Old Harbour. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and a piano bar....
Charente-Maritime
Mercure La Rochelle Vieux Port Sud
Offering a panoramic restaurant with views of the 3 La Rochelle towers, this is a 4-star hotel. It is located in the city...
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