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Loix

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

Peninsula in the island with its 14 kilometers of coastline, bordered by the Atlantic, the Fier d'Ars and salt marshes, Loix has retained all the charm, tranquility and authenticity.

The town is a harmonious mosaic of 670 hectares of land and sea with its salt marshes, many abundance of flowers, fauna and flora, diverse and protected, and an architectural heritage preserved.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLoix
Postcode17111
Tourism label
Latitude46.2235019 (N 46° 13’ 25”)
Longitude-1.4379407 (W 1° 26’ 17”)
Surface area6.70 km²
Population706 inhabitants
Density105 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (34 km, 45 min)
Insee code17207
IntercommunalityCC de l'Ile de Ré
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
RegionPoitou-Charentes

Nearest cities & towns

La Couarde-sur-Mer8.9 km (13 min)
Ars-en-Ré9.4 km (13 min)
Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré10.8 km (17 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Ré11.7 km (17 min)
Saint-Clément-des-Baleines12.3 km (17 min)
La Flotte15.5 km (22 min)
Les Portes-en-Ré18.8 km (23 min)
Sainte-Marie-de-Ré20 km (26 min)
Rivedoux-Plage24 km (30 min)
La Rochelle34 km (41 min)
L'Houmeau34 km (41 min)
Lagord36 km (45 min)
Nieul-sur-Mer36 km (43 min)

Things to see and do

For 1980 and 1984 the church was renovated and adorned with new windows created by Pentecost. Hanging from the ceiling of the nave an ex voto, model frigate polychrome wood, altar, tabernacle, altar and pulpit dated between 1830 and 1835.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

The Sainte-Catherine Loix
The Sainte-Catherine Loix
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Weather

Monday 25 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 19°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 27 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the Farm Animals
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 9 € Avrillé (28 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Vendée
Sports sensations280 € Château-d'Olonne (35 km)
Supervised sea kayaking
Sports sensations7 € to 70 € Fouras (38 km)
Jet Ski hire at Sables d’Olonne
Sports sensations110 € to 260 € Les Sables-d'Olonne (41 km)
Horse-drawn carriage trips in Sud-Vendée
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 950 € Sainte-Hermine (45 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Laves Wood
HikeEasy1h00La Taillée (43 km)
The Saint-Trojan miniature train
Rail itineraryEasy1h30Saint-Trojan-les-Bains (47 km)
The Lock trail
HikeEasy2h00Olonne-sur-Mer (50 km)
Mountain biking trail in Brem-sur-Mer
Cycling itineraryIntermediate3h00Brem-sur-Mer (51 km)
Cité de l'Huître (oyster museum)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marennes (52 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels