Ars-en-Re travel guide
Visit Ars-en-Re: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Ars-en-Re travel guide
Location: Ars-en-Re is situated in the Charente-Maritime department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 28 km from La Rochelle, the department capital. (General information: Ars-en-Re is 413 km from Paris and 583 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Ars-en-Re: One of the most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages);
Market days in Ars-en-Re: weekly market: Tuesday; seasonal market: every day except Tuesday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Ars-en-Re: these include Ile de Re at 8 km and Saint-Martin-de-Re at 11 km. Saint-Martin-de-Ré citadelle (Vauban fortifications) is a listed heritage site at 11 km and La Flotte-en-Re is a listed most beautiful village at 14 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Ars-en-Re, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Ars-en-Re
Ile de Re 8km
La Flotte-en-Re 14km
La Tranche-sur-Mer 17km
La Faute-sur-Mer 20km
La Rochelle 28km
Port Bourgenay 30km
Ile d'Oleron 35km
Sables d'Olonne 39km
Note that all distances from Ars-en-Re shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Ars-en-Re holidays and travel
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Markets near Ars-en-Re
- Ars-en-Re: market every every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only - (0km)
- Ars-en-Re: market every Tuesday (0km)
- La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every every day - seasonal market only - (7km)
- Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every every day (10km)
- Saintes: market every every day except Monday (15km)
- La Tranche-sur-Mer: market every Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
- Rivedoux Plage: market every Monday and Friday (19km)
- La Faute-sur-Mer: market every Thursday & Sunday (20km)
- Saint Denis d'Oleron: market every Monday (22km)
- Jard-sur-Mer: market every Monday (24km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ars-en-Re and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Ars-en-Re map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de La Rochelle (28km)
Grand Site Of France Brouage Fortifications (52km)
Heritage Site Saint-Martin-de-Ré citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (11km)
Most Beautiful Village La Flotte-en-Re (14km)
National Monument Georges Clemenceau house (24km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du phare de Chassiron (22km); Jardins de la Boirie (33km); Jardins de Chaligny (49km); Jardins du Bâtiment (54km)
Secteur Sauvegarde La Rochelle (28km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Marans (42km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (37km)
Map of places to visit near Ars-en-Re & Location Information
Distance to Ars-en-Re
from La Rochelle (local prefecture): 28 km
from Paris: 413 km
from Calais: 583 km
from Nice: 744 km
from Bordeaux: 169 km
from Strasbourg: 745 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Charente-Maritime is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Ars-en-Re from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Ars-en-Re