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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

Resort of character, bordering the Atlantic, close to Royan, in a mild climate and sunny ...

Large pine forests, five sandy beaches, neighborhoods, the Belle Epoque villas under a sky still bright ...

The punch and passion of a great summer resort! Young and vibrant, Saint-Palais-sur-mer is lively and punctuated by numerous events and activities suitable for everyone.

Its sweetness of life in all seasons is a destination of choice for weekends and short holidays with friends or family ...

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.6333325 (N 45° 37’ 60”)
Longitude-1.0833314 (W 1° 4’ 60”)
Surface area15.69 km²
Population4070 inhabitants
Density259 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (78 km, 1h19)
Insee code17380
IntercommunalityCA Royan Atlantique

Nearest cities & towns

Vaux-sur-Mer4.8 km (11 min)
Royan4.9 km (10 min)
Breuillet9.4 km (16 min)
Saint-Augustin9.5 km (14 min)
Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan9.5 km (16 min)
La Palmyre10.7 km (17 min)
Saint-Georges-de-Didonne12.6 km (20 min)
Mornac-sur-Seudre13 km (23 min)
L'Éguille14 km (19 min)
Chaillevette14 km (27 min)
Étaules14.2 km (22 min)
Les Mathes14.3 km (20 min)
Médis14.5 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Saint-Palais-sur-Mer offers year-round events for all ages, sports and art lovers and culture.


Great beach of Saint-Palais
Great beach of Saint-Palais
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
See the Arvert peninsula from the sky
Entertainment40 € Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan (9.1 km)
Tandem parachute jump in Gironde
Sports sensations229 € to 269 € Soulac-sur-Mer (15.4 km)
Adventure Park
Entertainment17 € Vendays-Montalivet (29 km)
Noisettines du Médoc tasting
Local flavoursFreeBlaignan (38 km)
Supervised sea kayaking
Sports sensations7 € to 70 € Fouras (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cité de l'Huître (oyster museum)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marennes (21 km)
The Saint-Trojan miniature train
Rail itineraryEasy1h30Saint-Trojan-les-Bains (24 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals