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Fouras

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

Fouras - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime
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Geographical information

MunicipalityFouras
Postcode17450
Latitude45.9833352 (N 45° 59’ 0”)
Longitude-1.0999988 (W 1° 5’ 60”)
Surface area9.51 km²
Population4157 inhabitants
Density437 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (33 km, 30 min)
Insee code17168
IntercommunalityCA Rochefort Océan
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
TerritoryCharentes
RegionNew-Aquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Prée6.4 km (10 min)
Yves8.5 km (13 min)
Île-d'Aix9 km (42 min)
Vergeroux10.9 km (12 min)
Breuil-Magné13.4 km (16 min)
Rochefort14.8 km (17 min)
Thairé16.5 km (22 min)
Saint-Vivien16.5 km (19 min)
Soubise18.7 km (25 min)
Châtelaillon-Plage19.2 km (20 min)
Loire-les-Marais19.3 km (24 min)
Croix-Chapeau19.9 km (26 min)
Échillais20 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

A jazz festival takes place every year in early August Fouras in Charente -Maritime: the Jazz Festival Fouras. This is an appointment expected by Fourasins, tourists, visitors and jazz lovers.... Jazz Fouras ? A beautiful story of friendship, passion, music and loyalty. Loyalty José Cando, charismatic figure jazz fourasin - Sydney Bechet disciple whom he played the "Little Flower" an infinite amount of time - and with festival the values ​​of sharing, generosity, transmission.

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Fouras (© Frantz)
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Fouras (© Frantz)
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Jazz Fouras
Jazz Fouras
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Weather

Sunday 26 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C
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Monday 27 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 18°C
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Tuesday 28 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sailboat ride around Fort Boyard
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Saint-Georges-d'Oléron (10.7 km)
Discover oyster farming on Oléron island
Local flavours38 € to 450 € Dolus-d'Oléron (13 km)
Horse or pony ride in the forest and on the beach
Sports sensations20 € to 38 € Ronce-les-Bains (23 km)
See the Arvert peninsula from the sky
Entertainment40 € Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan (33 km)
Animal park and exotic zoo
Entertainment0 € to 11 € Royan (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Saint-Trojan miniature train
Rail itineraryEasy1h30Saint-Trojan-les-Bains (18.4 km)
Cité de l'Huître (oyster museum)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marennes (18.6 km)
Chemin des Mottes
Village visitEasy1h00Le Gua (30 km)
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (46 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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