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 4.5 km
Chief townLa Rochelle (at 79 km, 75 min)Meschers-sur-Gironde at 5.4 km
DepartmentCharente-MaritimeVaux-sur-Mer at 6.1 km
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

Wednesday 23 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C
Thursday 24 April
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Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 11°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Moulin de Châlons  
9.3
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-Didonne39 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsIa - orana    
9.7
Meschers-sur-Gironde
You are a couple with a child maximum. Why not book a guest room this summer? If you want you can come on Sunday instead of Saturday and avoid the traditional bottlenecks. On site you...
Located 6.7 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 55 € to 65 € the double room 
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 
Apartment with 6 bedroomsVilla Beauchene     NEW
Soulac-sur-Mer
Villa Beauchêne was built during the 1970's and has recently been updated and refurbished to form two separate holiday letting units - a large 4 bed apartment on the first floor (3...
Located 13.5 km from Saint-Georges-de-Didonne65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 6 personsLocat saisonniere villa cote atlantique
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Villa of 60 m ² with 2 bedrooms with 140 bed TV with dvd player in each room, closet. A large room side kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher, 4 burner gas hob, electric oven, fridge...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 480 € to 820 € 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 
Apartment for 2 personsLocation de vacances dans station balnéa
Meschers-sur-Gironde
Location 1.5 km from the beach, 1 km from the port.
Located 6 km from Saint-Georges-de-DidonneFrom 300 € to 420 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
144 places over 4,5 haLes vignes    
8.8
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    
8.6
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

Logis Colinette - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneLogis Colinette     
8.2
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Located just about 100 metres from Royan’s fine sandy beach in a quiet neighbourhood, the hotel has been run by the same family for three generations. The warm welcome, comfort of...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 60 €
Océan Vacances - Le Domaine de la Forêt de Suzac - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneOcéan Vacances - Le Domaine de la Forêt de Suzac     
6.8
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Located just outside Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, 800 metres from Suzac Beach and a 15-minute drive from Royan, Océan Vacances - Le Domaine de la Forêt de Suzac offers rooms and self-catering...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 35 €
Lagrange Classic Les Maisons de Saint Georges - Hotel in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneLagrange Classic Les Maisons de Saint Georges    
7.1
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
Located on the western coast, this residence is 800 metres from the sea. It offers maisonettes with a furnished patio and a kitchenette fully equipped with a mini-oven. The maisonettes...
Located in Saint-Georges-de-DidonneRoom from 33 €

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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 centre, in front of the Vieux...
Charente-Maritime
Appart'hôtel Odalys Archipel
Appart'hôtel Archipel is set in La Rochelle, just 1.4 km from the beaches and the port. It offers fully furnished, ready-to-live-in...
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