La Charente Maritime
5 minutes pour découvrir la Charente Maritime

Routes and circuits

the opportunity to better appreciate what makes the cultural strength and richness of the département!

A number of circuits cross through the département to discover close up the different aspects of the local heritage: architecture, history, gastronomy...

At Table

Les Etapes du Cognac (The Stages of Cognac) offer four itineraries that take you from village to village to meet the owners, viticultural traditions and a heritage linked to the history of this eau-de-vie. La Route des Huîtres (Oyster Route) wends through the Ile d’Oléron and the world of oyster farming traditions, between huts and oyster ponds, to the nature site of Fort-Royer.

History and Architecture

The Route to Santiago de Compostela, truly an open book on the Middle Ages, provides the opportunity to discover magnificent landscapes and prestigious monuments in the footsteps of the long-ago pilgrims. La Route Historique des Trésors de Saintonge (The Historical Route of the Treasures of Saintonge) invites you to visit some of these monuments, from châteaux to churches, and Roman Art.

The Stages of Cognac

The Stages of Cognac

The human contribution in the world of Cognac!
Treasures of Saintonge

Treasures of Saintonge

Prestigious monuments of Charente-Maritime!
The Route to Santiago de Compostela

The Route to Santiago de Compostela

In the middle of breathtaking preserved countryside!
The Oyster Route

The Oyster Route

The world of oyster culture!