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Parks & nature in Poitou-Charentes

Aquarium
“Well worth a visit, especially with younger children. You can easily spend 2 hours in the aquarium. Buses heading to La Rochelle run very regularly from La Flotte. ”
174 locals recommend
Garden
“A marvelous Japanese garden covering 29 hectares. Magnificent examples of cloud trees, large lake and a wide variety of trees an shrubs. There is a tea room, display and sale of Bonzai trees and plants for sale. Each season is a delight of colour and form.”
40 locals recommend
Playground
“Climb among the trees, zip wire around. Great fun but book on line as cheaper.”
37 locals recommend
Zoo
“La Rochelle's central park is a special place that runs the length of the town, reaching the beach (plage de la Concurrence) at one end and stretching up towards our residence at the other, passing through a small animal park with deer, peacocks and birds.”
76 locals recommend
Park
“Land of 1000 lakes Beautiful wildlife and birds all year round Nice walks around park”
28 locals recommend
Park
“This beautifully landscaped garden offers exercise equipment as well as a small aquarium and fountains. A visit for their annual fireworks display on Bastille Day is highly recommended. You can walk or jog through the park. ”
28 locals recommend
Garden
“This fairy tale chateau is a must see. Beautiful award winning gardens with wooded area, a maze and a potager. In the summer the roses are outstanding. Also throughout the summer and in the autumn there is usually something going on. Jousting, garden events, theatre...”
16 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Choisir d'aller à l'île d'Aix, fort Boyard, l'île de Ré ou Oléron depuis le vieux port”
27 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Parc de loisirs familial intragénérationnel unique : Parcours d’énigmes, parcours enquête sur tablette, parcours découverte dans la forêt, visites de château, parcours «petits», jeux gonflables et jeux d'adresse... ”
11 locals recommend
Beach
“La moins connue car un peut excentrée, mais la meilleure plage Rochelaise. Arrivez tôt afin de pouvoir poser sa serviette au plus près des rochers car la mer monte haut à marée haute”
14 locals recommend
Campground
“There are many adventure climbing tree parks so it's up to you as to how adventurous you are. This place is a great day out being well looked after by the instructors ensuring you have fun whilst feeling secure. Recommend for couples and families.”
10 locals recommend
Park
“The Marais Poitevin is a large area of marshland in western France, a remnant of the former Gulf of Poitou (the name meaning "Poitou's Marsh", "Marsh of Poitou region"). It consists for two thirds of a western zone near the sea called the "dry marsh" (or "dried marsh"), used for farming and breeding, and for one third of an eastern zone called the "wet marsh", a maze of islets criss-crossed by picturesque canals now used for tourist rowboating and nicknamed The Green Venice”
8 locals recommend
Park
“Also known as 'Venise Verte' (Green Venice), this elaborate network of canals can be explored using a flat bottomed punt with or without a guide, by canoe, pedal boat or small power boat.”
13 locals recommend
Park
“Les plus belles villas de la Rochelle et en face sa promenade le long de la mer ! The most beautiful villas of la Rochelle and in his walk along the sea front !”
16 locals recommend
Beach
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“Une sortie dans l’île de ré ? La cible est l’endroit idéal pour apprécier un repas ou un verre les pieds dans le sable dans une ambiance Boho chic aux pieds de la citadelle ”
19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Saint Cyr park is an ideal destination for all your leisure pursuits, includes swimming beach, nautical activities, sailing, fishing, aquatic inflatable structure and 27 hole golf course. Approx 1 hour's drive”
9 locals recommend