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Royan, Charente-Maritime, France
Dec 8 — Dec 92
Royan, Charente-Maritime, France
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Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Royan:₱4,531/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱1,398/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
₱2,857 - ₱7,994
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₱4,433 - ₱5,492
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Royan

About Royan

Serving as the capital of the Côte de Beauté, Royan is an attractive seaside resort at the mouth of the Gironde Estuary. It was of strategic importance in the Viking Age and later became a Protestant stronghold during the Reformation. In the mid-19th century, it rose in popularity amongst tourists due to its sea baths and has garnered a reputation in recent years for its post-war Modernist architecture.

Things to do

An architectural highlight of Royan is the Church of Notre-Dame, which was rebuilt on a design by Guillaume Gillet and Marc Hébrard after Allied bombing. Gaze up at the 65-metre-high bell tower before stepping inside the church’s monumental interior, which is illuminated by stained glass windows depicting the Stations of the Cross.

Another architectural icon is the Royan Central Market Hall, which houses more than 150 vendors selling fresh produce and artisan goods. It’s considered a feat of engineering, with its futuristic design of thickly-walled concrete shell constructed with no internal pillars.

Spend a day relaxing on the sands of La Grande Conche, which stretches south-east from the Port de Royan. A short boat ride away takes you to the Cordouan Lighthouse, an early 17th-century Renaissance masterpiece that overlooks the mouth of the Gironde Estuary. It’s been nicknamed the “Versailles of the Sea” and offers sweeping views across the coast from its lantern balcony.

Getting around

La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport is just over an hour’s drive from Royan and has flights to destinations across Europe. Trains connect from the Royan railway station to destinations across France while buses travel throughout Royan.

Royan travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Royan?

    LauRina - Chambre, SDB, terrasse, arrivée autonome (8.9/10 from 55 reviews), Appartement 2 chambres proche plage (9.2/10 from 54 reviews), and Residence d'Artagnan Royan (9.0/10 from 100 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Royan.

  • What is a good hotel near Plage de Pontaillac?

    With a rating of 8.4/10 from 504 reviews, Hôtel & Spa Cordouan By Thalazur is a hotel close to Plage de Pontaillac that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.