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La Flotte-en-Re tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Flotte-en-Re: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

La Flotte-en-Re is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), 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).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ile de Re at 7 km and La Rochelle at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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.

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


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

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

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

La Flotte-en-Re 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 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

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