La Flotte-en-Re tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré

La Flotte-en-Re is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Flotte-en-Re. For detailed visitor information see the La Flotte-en-Re travel guide.

Tourist classifications for La Flotte-en-Re include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Flotte-en-Re in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile de Re at 7 km and La Rochelle towers at 14 km.

La Flotte-en-Re, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very pretty and...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 7 km (direction west)

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some attractive villages....

See Ile de Re guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 14 km (direction east)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La Rochelle...

See La Rochelle towers guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 14 km (direction east)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La Rochelle one...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 14 km (direction east)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank and many...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 14 km (direction east)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the town, with...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 14 km (direction east)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of items collected...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

Ars-en-Ré is one of the pretty villages to explore on the Ile-de-Ré...

See Ars-en-Re guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature reserve and peninsula - or...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
La Tranche-sur-Mer

La Tranche-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction north-west), in the Vendee department

La Tranche-sur-Mer is a small resort, but very pleasant and with an enjoyable promenade...

See La Tranche-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a friendly atmosphere...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Island at 23 km (direction south-east)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike, known for...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-east)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure to also...

See Fouras guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river in the...

See Marans guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

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Map of places to visit near La Flotte-en-Re


Markets in and near La Flotte-en-Re

  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (4km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (5km)
  • La Couarde-sur-Mer: market every day - seasonal market only (7km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (14km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market every day except Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Ars-en-Re: market Tuesday (14km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (18km)

More information about La Flotte-en-Re, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Flotte-en-Re, France

What to do at La Flotte-en-Re? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Flotte-en-Re.


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (18km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (27km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (44km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (47km)
  • La Roche Courbon (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (40km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (42km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (47km)
  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (57km)

Geography and distances

La Flotte-en-Re is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: La Flotte-en-Re is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Flotte-en-Re

Canton: Saint-Martin-de-Ré

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17630

Distance to La Flotte-en-Re

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 730 km

from Bordeaux: 161 km

from Strasbourg: 733 km

Getting here

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 La Flotte-en-Re from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Bois-Plage-en-Re, Rivedoux-Plage, Saint-Martin-de-Re and Sainte-Marie-de-Re.

This page in French: Visiter La Flotte-en-Re