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The many landscapes of Aix Island

130 acres to forget about your daily life. Stroll around the many landscapes of this safe haven for nature, classified « Remarkable natural site".

An island within reach of everyone

The island is yours : discover it on foot, by bicycle or even by a horse-drawn carriage ! Around here, Aix Island is known to be a place where there are no cars and where bicycles are used to go absolutely everywhere…

Take the ferry from Fouras and set foot on Aix Island, to start your discovery of the many landscapes of the island.  Go around the fortified village, with its military looks softened by its colorful streets guarded by hollyhocks, and frequented by many happy visitors.

A garden of landscapes

At the exit of the village, cross the 2nd drawbridge : you enter another world, a universe made of nature and culture, a space with multiple landscapes.

On the program: vast foreshores, yuge mudflats, a vineyard, beaches, cliffs, salt meadows, small coves with turquoise waters, a forest with maritime pines and holm oaks...

A safe haven for  nature

Other than beautiful landscapes and sights, you’ll find that Aix Island is also a paradise for nature.

All year round, the island is populated with a healthy and lively nature. In winter, observe the black geese that spend the winter here, all year round, watch the show of avocets, curlews, and egrets in search of worms and shells on the mud of the beaches….

To protect this nature, we ask you to stay on the marked paths and to not step on the plants. These little actions from you will help us keep Aix Island as the safe and beautiful haven that it is today.