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Getaway breaks


The Tourist Office proposes several different breaks and days out at Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and on the Côte de Beauté. Here is an idea for a short stay with lots of ideas. Use the contact form to get in touch so that we can prepare and plan a break perfectly adapted to your requirements.


Welcom to Saint-Palais-sur-Mer…
Located in the heart of the Royan area at the entrance of the Gironde estuary, facing the majestic Cordouan lighthouse, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer is a picture postcard town with the Customs Path, Belle Epoque villas and its 12th century Romanesque bell tower. An idyllic setting, an unforgettable stay...


History and local produce on two river banks - day out


Day 1

Walking Tour of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer "Stories from holidaymakers and villas"

Discovery tour of the town centre and the neighbourhood of Nauzan. An invitation to a journey through time with a return to the 19th century when the fashion for bathing began - the babbling of seaside tourism, Belle Epoque villas, decadent styles and the steam driven tramway. Our guide will tell you all about the history of the town and resort

Duration: 2 hours

Lunch at Royan


Gardens of the world – Royan

Is it a Japanese or an English garden? Bonsai or orchids? Bamboos or roses? All in one garden, find a multitude of colours and scents - the gardens of the world!

Guided tour + free time

Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours


Dinner and accommodation at Saint-Palais-sur-Mer



Day 2

Walking Tour of Mornac sur Seudre, labeled as one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France

Discover the village: the Saintonge Romanesque church, its alleys, its markets, its oyster port and salt marshes... Stroll around and listen to the stories Mornac has to tell.

Duration: 1 hour


The salt marshes

Discovery of a unique salt production operation in the Royan area. The production of salt, sea salt and the salt marsh environment are fascinating stories. Get off the beaten track and learn the secrets of salt production from local craftsmen!

Duration: 1 to 1 & quarter hours


Lunch at Mornac sur Seudre


The Domaine des Claires – Mornac sur Seudre

Visit and tour a family winery. Vineyards and storehouses, distilleries and winemaking processes, discover the wonderful flavours of wines from our region - Pineau des Charentes and Cognac being the most famous specialities.

Duration: 2 hours

From 158.10 € / person