The Saint-Martin church tower
Enjoy the amazing view from the fortified church tower’s observatory. The monumental clock, the bells in action and the sights are a delight to your eyes and ears.
The Ernest Cognacq Museum
The Ernest Cognacq Museum has been extended. Discover the new wing, with its innovative yet respectful architecture inside the Hôtel de Clerjotte classified French Historic Monument.
Built in the 17th century by French architect Vauban to protect the island against continual British attacks, the town fortifications of Saint-Martin-de-Ré include moats, strongholds and lunettes to visit.
Horse-drawn carriage tour of Saint-Martin
Comfortably seated inside a carriage drawn by a stout horse, discover the historic and lively places that make Saint-Martin-de-Ré such a distinctive city at the heart of the Île de Ré.
The fortifications, the citadel, the fortified church, the harbour, the old streets… For an hour or so, at the horse’s rhythm, you will relive the glorious times of the Île de Ré and Saint-Martin-de-Ré.
Night tour of Saint-Martin
Far from the hustle and bustle, a guide will peacefully walk you in torchlight down the moats, up the stronghold to the seafront through the glacis.
All the family, both young and old, will follow the tracks of Captain Baudin and search for the clues he left on the Ilôt du Port. They will lead you to his treasure chest.
Discover the islands of Ré, Oléron and Aix
On board a 47-feet long catamaran that can welcome from 8 to 10 people, discover the islands off the Poitou-Charentes coastline. Sea outings, halts, fishing, fortifications are part of the different options you can choose from. A glass of Pineau wine with season fruits will be served at your arrival.