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The "Vélodyssée" in Rochefort Ocean

Bike along the section 34 and 35 of the Vélodyssée. Go through Rochefort in the direction of Marennes and Oléron Island !

Section 34 and 35 of the Vélodyssée in Rochefort Ocean

Discover Rochefort and its surroundings by cycling along the Vélodyssée, a 1 200km long cycling path along the Atlantic coast. 

Enjoy the Vélodyssée, which passes through Rochefort-Océan: 2 sections, more than 60 km with many providers ready to welcome you, so come with or without a bike!

Section 34 of the Vélodyssée passes by Rochefort Océan: Châtelaillon / Rochefort

This section takes you from Châtelaillon to Rochefort. After cycling along the ocean, you reach the Charente river by the land and the peninsula of Fouras-les-Bains, from which you will have one of the best views on Fort Boyard!

This path leads you to Rochefort, and to its Naval Dockyard, the cradle of the frigate Hermione. Enjoy a nice pitstop there to experience a maritime adventure.

Our little tip : before going to the Charente river, go to Fouras-les-Bains, where you'll find the best view on the Fort Boyard ! 

Section 35 : of the Vélodyssée passes by Rochefort Océan: Rochefort / Marennes

A route of 37.9 kilometers, after Rochefort you join Marennes, towards Ile d'Oléron. This course goes through the marshes, small canals where you will be delighted to see many protected birds ... the most amazing, are the numerous stork nests ... they settle especially in this area of Charente-Maritime.

Finally, you reach Marennes, where you'll be able to taste the well known oysters ! 

Stay vigilant towards Hiers-Brouage, where the road is a little chaotic.

Our little tip : leave Rochefort by crossing the Charente river by taking the passenger boats: at the foot of the Transporter Bridge with the boat Arnodin to reach Echillais or the boat Le Rohan, a little further that serves Soubise. Do not hesitate to make a detour to the Madame Island, passing by Soubise and Port-des-Barques to taste oysters.

The label "Accueil Vélo"

Take advantage of the advice given by the 43 service providers labeled "Accueil Vélo".

Beyond the tourist documentation, repair kit, drinking water points... they will suggest you good plans on your itinerary, such as the discovery of the Passe-aux-Boeufs at low tide !

The label "Accueil Vélo", ensures you a journey by bicycle in all serenity.