Tourism labels in Charente-Maritime

National tourism labels and listed destinations

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The cities, towns and villages of Charente-Maritime listed have been awarded with one or several French tourism labels: Cities of art and history, Most beautiful villages of France, Most beautiful detours in France, Green resort, Listed resort, Towns and villages in Bloom.

CITIES OF ART AND HISTORY

The designation Ville d'art et d'histoire is a national label awarded by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication to cities and towns with a rich heritage which pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage and architecture and adopt measures to raise inhabitants' and visitors' awareness of their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Cities of art and history in Charente-Maritime:

Cities of art and history in Charente-Maritime

Rochefort
Royan
Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Sainte-Marie-de-Ré
Saintes

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES OF FRANCE

The label Plus beau village de France, is awarded by an association to beautiful French villages of under 2,000 inhabitants which possess a rich natural and built heritage with at least two listed buildings and pursue an active policy to stimulate and develop their heritage. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful villages of France in Charente-Maritime:

Most beautiful villages of France in Charente-Maritime

Ars-en-Ré
La Flotte

Mornac-sur-Seudre
Talmont-sur-Gironde

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL DETOURS IN FRANCE

The label Plus beau dtour de France, is awarded by an association to medium-sized French towns (2,000 to 20,000 inhabitants) located away from the major trunk roads which possess all-year-round tourist facilities, a rich built heritage and an interesting environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Most beautiful detours in France in Charente-Maritime:

Most beautiful detours in France in Charente-Maritime

Jonzac

 

 

GREEN RESORTS

The designation Station verte is a national label awarded to French nature, leisure and holiday tourist destinations located in unspoiled environments, in the countryside or in the mountains, which offer tourist and leisure facilities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Green resorts in Charente-Maritime:

Green resorts in Charente-Maritime

Jonzac

 

 

LISTED RESORTS

The label Station classe is awarded to seaside, spa, health, tourist, winter sports and mountaineering resorts which pursue a policy of high-quality tourist facilities and activities. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Listed resorts in Charente-Maritime:

Listed resorts in Charente-Maritime

Ars-en-Ré
Châtelaillon-Plage
Dolus-d'Oléron
Île-d'Aix
La Brée-les-Bains
La Couarde-sur-Mer
La Flotte
La Tremblade
Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré
Le Grand-Village-Plage
Les Portes-en-Ré
Loix

Meschers-sur-Gironde
Pons
Port-des-Barques
Rivedoux-Plage
Rochefort
Royan
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Martin-de-Ré
Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron
Saint-Trojan-les-Bains

 

FAMILY PLUS

The label Famille Plus, is recognised by the French Minister of State for Tourism and is awarded to towns and villages which are particularly tailored to welcoming families and offer many activities and events for children and adults. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Family Plus in Charente-Maritime:

Family Plus in Charente-Maritime

Royan
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Saint-Martin-de-Ré

 

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN BLOOM

The label Villes et villages fleuris is awarded each year by the French National Council of Cities, Towns and Villages in Bloom following a competition which judges criteria such as landscaped and plant heritage, flowering, respect for the environment and the living environment. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Towns and villages in Bloom in Charente-Maritime:

Towns and villages in Bloom in Charente-Maritime

Marans -
Royan -
Saintes -
Arthenac -
Châtelaillon-Plage -
La Rochelle -
Soubise -
Aytré -
Échillais -
Jonzac -
Lagord -
Matha -
Pons -
Puilboreau -
Rochefort -
Saint-Denis-d'Oléron -
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne -
Saint-Palais-sur-Mer -
Vénérand -
Aigrefeuille-d'Aunis -

Bignay -
Bourcefranc-le-Chapus -
Chevanceaux -
Clam -
Consac -
Dolus-d'Oléron -
Les Mathes -
Rivedoux-Plage -
Saint-Georges-des-Agoûts -
Saint-Germain-de-Marencennes -
Saint-Jean-d'Angély -
Saint-Martin-de-Coux -
Saint-Sigismond-de-Clermont -
Saint-Xandre -
Surgères -
Talmont-sur-Gironde -
Trizay -
Tugéras-Saint-Maurice -
Vaux-sur-Mer -

 

BLUE FLAG

The Blue Flag label is awarded to seaside resorts and marinas that take account of environmental criteria in their economic and tourist development policies, and promote behaviour that respects nature and its treasures. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Blue Flag in Charente-Maritime:

Blue Flag in Charente-Maritime

La Rochelle
Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré
Le Grand-Village-Plage
Royan

Saint-Denis-d'Oléron
Saint-Georges-d'Oléron
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Saint-Trojan-les-Bains

 

SMALL TOWNS OF CHARACTER

The Small Towns of Character label is awarded to small towns with a consistent, high-quality built heritage that undertake to maintain their heritage and promote it among residents and visitors. The following cities, towns and villages are labelled Small Towns of Character in Charente-Maritime:

Small Towns of Character in Charente-Maritime

Saint-Savinien

 

 
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