Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

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TownSaint-Georges-de-Didonne
Insee code17333
Postcode17110
Latitude45.5999978
Longitude-1.0000004
AltitudeFrom 0 to 45 meters
Surface10.58 km²
Population5197 inhabitants
Density491 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsRoyan at 5.3 km (13 min)
Chief townLa Rochelle (at 79 km, 75 min)Meschers-sur-Gironde at 7.9 km (13 min)
DepartmentCharente-MaritimeVaux-sur-Mer at 8.4 km (14 min)
RegionPoitou-CharentesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is a seaside resort on the French Atlantic coast. This town of Charente-Maritime, situated near Royan at the mouth of the estuary of the Gironde.

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne more than 5000 inhabitants, but this figure is multiplied by ten during the summer.

History Saint-Georges-de-Didonne:

In the 11th century, there was the building of a fortified village Didonne the initiative of the lord of Didonne. Unfortunately, this castle will be demolished in the 18th century. Only the street cat in the neighborhood of Didonne confirms its existence.

In the mid-12th century, the Cluniac priory dedicated to St. George serves as a stopover for pilgrims going to Saint Jacques de Compostela. The priory was located probably near the conch.

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the religions are in turmoil ...

Saint-Georges-de-Didonne is not spared. Jean Jarousseau Protestant pastor, moved to St. George and profound impact on the region.

This is the 18th century that the drivers are installed at stations abandoning Saint-Georges-de-Didonne Royan and Saint-Palais-sur-Mer.

From 1727 to 1921, the Port of St. George was held responsible by many pilots to guide ships and boats to go up the Gironde estuary: the tragic and thrilling adventures.

Gastronomic specialties: pies, plum melted and seafood platters


SIGHTSEEING

Estuary Park is a must and is a natural pole.

Lighthouse St. George's group visits throughout the year and individual summer.

The church, a historic monument.

The trip from Fort Suzac can fully enjoy the landscape natural site on the edge of Suzac.

The Promenade Charles Martel, pleasant path leading to the port.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Leisure centresBeach of La Grande Conche,   Beach of Suzac,   Beach of Vallières
MonumentsLighthouse of Saint-Georges de Didonne
Performance hallsEspace Colette Besson,   Salle Bleue
Natural sitesForest of Suzac,   Headland of Valliere

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

City Market: every day except Monday from April 15 to September 15 every day.

Music and food of the world: in the month of June

Humor and salt water in August.

Animations and varied: in July and August in the city and the beach.

Rénathéa meeting theatrical weekend of the Ascension.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Palmyre zoo.

Matata Caves and Meschers.

Church of Talmont.

Gardens of the World of Royan.

Aquarium La Rochelle.

Royal Cordage and Hermione at Rochefort.

Sacred and historic heritage.

The Paleosite.

Cognac and houses ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Surfing, longboarding, bodyboarding lessonsSports sensationsFrom 32 € to 190 €Vendays-Montalivet (27 km)

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WEATHER

Monday 24 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 19°C
Tuesday 25 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 15°C
Wednesday 26 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Maison Tassigny  
9.4
Royan
ON THE BOULEVARD OF THE SAME NAME - You have an appointment with a signature cuisine in a cozy and intimate space with bathroom, terrace and garden. The friends of your friends will...
Located 3.3 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne29 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Moulin de Châlons  
9.2
Le Gua
Good taste, lunch or dinner at the Moulin de Chalons is to enter the history of the Charente Maritime. It is in a tide mill that restaurant domicile. Fully restored the place welcomes...
Located 14.3 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne38 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Mornac    
9.5
Mornac-sur-Seudre
Enjoy the charming reception in this 19th century gentleman's house in the centre of Mornac sur Seudre, a village classified as one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France. The five guest...
Located 12.3 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 60 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLa blaisoise     NEW
Le Gua
I welcome you in my new house Charentais style, near the Palmyre zoo and the aquarium of La Rochelle, room for 2 or 3 persons, ground floor, very quiet, overlooking the garden, including...
Located 15 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne48 € the double room 
Villa with 3 bedroomsVilla with 3 bedrooms    
9.2
Le Gua
Welcome to a village along the marshes between Royan seaside town and Ile d'Oleron (both 15 km). Rochefort and Saintes (both 25 km) cities of art and history. In a villa we offer three...
Located 15.1 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 6 personsLocat saisonniere villa cote atlantique
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
New level villa of 60 m with 2 bedrooms with 140 tv with dvd player in every room, closet. A large room beside kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher, 4-burner gas hob, electric oven,...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 500 € to 850 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLes fauvettes   NEW
Royan
Apartment in quiet residence with a balcony on the first floor with lift garden, town center, close to beach, central market and shops.
Located 3.9 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 280 € to 410 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsStudio
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Studio independent charm surrounded by greenery, situated in a quiet corner. It includes a main room (with kitchen and sitting room) and 1 bathroom with WC. Its car park is private...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 350 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
144 places over 4,5 haLes vignes    
9.4
Saint-Augustin
Quietly, but only 10 minutes by car from one of the most beautiful beaches in the region: La Grande Côte, our land will enchant you with its family atmosphere and its panoramic view...
Located 13 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 12.50 € to 18 € per day 
89 places over 1,5 haActiv Loisirs Les pins    
8.7
Ronce-les-Bains
Want the sun and the sea, we are the ideal site. Feel free to join us on our website, we offer many discounts, present on all types of housing. Gildas and Séverine, welcome you in a...
Located 25 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 13.50 € to 24.10 € per day 
126 places over 2,5 haAu bon air    
8.9
Marennes
3 star campsite quiet family located 150 meters from the beach of Marennes, near the island of Oléron and wild Cote. Relax beside the pool and wading pool 170 m², heated from May to...
Located 26 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 13.70 € to 22.90 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Le Trident Thyrsé - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneHotel Le Trident Thyrsé     
8.2
Royan
Hotel Le Trident Thyrsé is located by the beach in central Royan and offers cosy rooms equipped with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. Some rooms have a balcony. The charming...
Located 2.5 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 60 €
Hôtel Le Sympatic - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneHôtel Le Sympatic    
6.2
Royan
Offering a traditional restaurant and a bar, Hôtel Le Sympatic is located 800 metres from Royan town centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Rooms here will provide you with a TV and...
Located 2.7 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 43 €
Hotel Family Golf - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneHotel Family Golf     
8.3
Royan
Located directly on the seafront, in the middle of Royan's main beach, the Family Golf hotel offers a panoramic view over the bay and the port. This hotel offers individually decorated...
Located 2.8 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 70 €

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Hôtel Cordouan by Thalazur
Located in the seaside resort of Royan and directly connected to a thalassotherapy centre, each air-conditioned room at the Hôtel Cordouan features a private...
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Marennes-Oléron Camping au bon air
Situé à 150 m de la plage, au coeur du bassin de Marennes-Oléron, camping avec piscine.
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