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What to do in Rochefort - France
Must-see n°4 : Madame Island

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What to do in Rochefort - France ?
Little known Ile Madame is a classified site that deserves a visit

Ile Madame, wild and calm, accessible only at low tide

Distance from the apartments: 17 km - 20 min 

l'ile madame vue du ciel
Madam Island from the sky

This wild island is connected to the mainland by the "Passe aux Bœufs".

Madam Island is only accessible at low tide by a one kilometer long shoreline that is best approached on foot (for the environment).
L’idéal est de garer la voiture sur le parking de Port-des-Barques situé au pied de la « Passe aux Bœufs » et de traverser à pied

Madam Island, a classified natural site that deserves to be discovered

The walk around this jewel offers magnificent views on Fouras-Les-Bains and its Vauban Fort, on the "carrelets" and on the islands of Aix and Oléron.
Around you, a gigantic foreshore covered with sand, pebbles and seaweed spreads out... and add to that a 360° perspective.
Bleu Soleil Rochefort à 20 minute de l'ile madame
Salt culture on Madam Island

Must-sees of Madam Island

To visit :

- The fort of Madame Island.

- Salt marshes of the aquaculture farm

To eat :

- The aquaculture farm will serve you, but only at lunch.

Our top 6 must-see experiences in and around Rochefort

Frégate Hermione Rochefort

The Arsenal of the Seas and the Corderie Royale

True international center of the sea, located on the banks of the Charente, the arsenal of Rochefort will make you discover its wonders through visits all more original...
Only 2 minutes from the Bleu Soleil Rochefort residence.

Que faire en Charente Maritime : traverser la Charente par le Pont Transbordeur Rochefort Echillais

The Transporter Bridge

The last transporter bridge in operation in France, it spans the Charente to link Rochefort to Echillais. This architectural monument is one of Rochefort's must-see pearls.
10 minutes by bike from the Bleu Soleil apartments, 20 minutes by foot.

Les plus beaux musées de Rochefort


Are you a fan of history or just want to learn? Come and discover the superb museums of Rochefort. From the naval museum to the naval aeronautics museum and the museum of the trades of yesteryear, plunge through time and let yourself be taken away.

Que faire en Charente Maritime : découvrir les Carrelets de l'ile Madame

Madame Island

The smallest island of Charente-Maritime, this small rock can be visited by foot. You can reach it at low tide through a "pass" entirely covered when the tide rises. A real wild jewel, let yourself be imprisoned for the time of a tide...

Fort Boyard, a découvrir en croisière

The famous Fort Boyard

The most famous of the Forts of Charente-Maritime, approach the one which before being mediatized was to protect the roadstead of Rochefort. It was unable to do so... Discover this emblem located between Oleron and Aix islands.

Ile d'Aix à visiter pour les amoureux de la nature

Car-free getaway : Aix Island

Come and lose yourself in a very natural walk on the paths of Aix Island. Access is by a short crossing from Fouras-les-Bains, only 10 minutes from Bleu Soleil Rochefort apartments. The tour of the island can be done on foot or by bike, as you wish.