River Charente at Port d'Envaux

Activities around Port d'Envaux

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The village of Port d'Envaux

The commune of Port-d'Envauxis located in the centre of the department of Charente-Maritime, in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine, in the former province of Saintonge. At the heart of the Atlantic arc, it is an integral part of the French Grand Sud-Ouest, and is also included in the Grand Ouest.

Located northwest of Saintes, the commune of Port-d'Envaux is bordered by the river Charente entirely on its left side.

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the former stone quarry transformed into a sculpted space,
a fantastic and magical world to discover at Les Lapidiales de Port-d'Envaux

Every year for the past twenty years, artists have been welcomed in this old quarry to let their imagination run wild. Each year, new works are born, sculpted directly into the walls of this former quarry of Chabossières located in Port d'Envaux, near saintes, whose stone was once used to build many buildings including the Fort-Boyard, off Oléron.

Saintes & la Saintonge

Rich in a thousand-year-old heritage, Saintesand its many exceptional sites are undoubtedly worth the diversions and invite you to dive into more than 2000 years of history and creation.

You will love the Saintongefor its gentleness and art of living, its stone and water villages with authentic charm, and its many river walks on the Charente river.

Discover a range of authentic and unusual experiencesfor zen, urban, bucolic, gourmet, festive, family, friends... infiniteholidays !

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La Rochelle

La Rochellereveals its most beautiful secretsand its greatest architectural treasuresto all the curious walkers who tread the cobblestones of its streets.

Situated on the edge of the ocean, La Rochelle is the maritime city par excellence. Its stretch of water protected by the islands of Ré, Aix and Oléron, benefits from exceptional sailing conditions.

A must-see place for local gastronomy, the markets of La Rochelleare conducive to discovering the local produce. You will be able to find the typical products of the region such as oysters, Charentais stuffing, goat's cheese, pineau but also meet the producers.

La Rochelle is the ideal setting to recharge your batteriesand escape to a preserved natural environment.

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The Charente Maritime coastline

The region, which stretches from the south of the Vendée to the Gironde estuary,
occupies a unique position on the Atlantic coast of continental Europe.
This location gives it a mild and sunny climate.

Royan, Châtelaillon-Plage, Fouras, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, as well as the seaside resorts of the Charente islandssuch as Saint-Trojan-les-Bainsor Saint-Georges-d'Oléronon the island of Oléron, but also Ars-en-Réor La Flotteon the island of Ré, are sure to please lovers of relaxation and sport.

The Atlantic Coast is full of little nuggets that you have to know how to find: the Charente islandsare one of them.
There are 4 of them, each with its own style, atmosphere and colour.
On the programme: a preserved environment, a remarkable historical and architectural heritage, lively seaside resorts, immense fine sandy beaches, a wide range of water sports and water sports, pretty little harboursand renowned local produce.

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WHERE TO EAT ? ancre

Restaurant L'Amaranthe

Restaurant L'Amaranthe

Creatively presented dishes prepared with local ingredients and offered as set menus in an elegant restaurant.

Address : 12 Rue des Pêcheurs, 17350 Port‑d'Envaux

Telephone : +33 546 942 269


Restaurant Le Gabarier

Restaurant Le Gabarier

e Gabarier, a family restaurant in the heart of an exceptional village, welcomes you all year round in a restaurant offering refined and affordable cuisine.

Address : 2 Rue de la Mairie, 17350 Port‑d'Envaux

Telephone : +33 546 901 833


La Pizzeria des Halles

La Pizzeria des Halles

The pizzas are delicious and made with quality products.

Address : 4 place des Halles, 17350 Port‑d'Envaux

Telephone : +33 546 955 942


Restaurant L'Auberge des Glycines

Lunch under a 30 year old wisteria tree.... A pleasant table, regional seasonal cuisine with the right flavours and cooking.

Address : 4, Quai des Gabariers, 17350 Taillebourg

Telephone : +33 546 918 140


Restaurant L’Escale

Restaurant l'Escale - 17350 Taillebourg

Small, simple and unpretentious guinguette. Fresh produce cuisine. Relaxing atmosphere on the banks of the Charente.

Address : 234, rue de la Gare, 17350 Taillebourg

Telephone : 06 07 51 30 92


Le Logis de L’Epinière

Le Logis de L’Epinière

The Logis de l'épinière is a charming residence built since the 17th century in Charente-Maritime in the heart of the Romanesque Saintonge.

Address : 1, rue de l’Epinière, 17380 LES NOUILLERS

Le Gîte du Presbytère

Gîte du Presbytère

A fully renovated gîte where you can enjoy the incomparable charm of a guest house.

The gîte du Presbytère has all the comforts and facilities you would expect.

Address : 3, rue du Presbytère, 17350 Port d’Envaux