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Campsite 20 km from Les Portes-en-Ré

After a visit to the Baleines lighthouse and before returning to Loix, continue on to Les Portes-en-Ré. Just 6 km from the Baleines lighthouse and 20 km from the campsite, this charming little village of 600 inhabitants is located on the most westerly part of the Ile de Ré. With over 800 hectares of land, the village of Les Portes en Ré will win you over with its pebble and sandy beaches and its many renowned salt marshes.

As if at the end of the world, enjoy an authentic, peaceful village with a few shops. A small market is held every day in summer, complementing the one in La Flotte.

Not-to-be-missed sights in Les Portes-en-Ré

Come and visit the Lilleau des Niges nature reserve. A must-see experience when camping near Les Portes en Ré, discover this natural paradise in the heart of the salt marshes. Get a change of scenery with the majestic landscapes and thousands of resident birds.

More than 230 species of birds from all over the world enjoy this peaceful, unspoilt environment. Nearby, stop off at the Maison du Fier, a large building dedicated to the natural heritage of the Retais region. This former salt shed has been converted into a museum-shop, with exhibitions on the island’s fauna, flora and landscapes…

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Things to do in Les Portes-en-Ré

After a day of sightseeing, end the afternoon by relaxing on one of the most beautiful beaches in the north of the island. Before reaching your Les Ilates campsite, put down your towel at Plage de Trousse Chemise, Plage de la Patache or Plage de l’Anse du Fourneau. With clear water, adjoining forest and little relief, its beaches offer a very pleasant seaside experience, much appreciated by the locals.

For the more sporty, the Portes en Ré sailing club offers a wide range of activities, including catamaran, kayak, paddle and windsurf outings.

For those with a sweet tooth, take advantage of the excellent oysters available from several local oyster farmers.