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Itinerary 13 - Tour of the island 4.3 mi - 2h

in Île-d'Aix
7.1 km
  • L'Ile d'Aix has an exceptional natural environment. You will discover an architectural and historical heritage as well as a landscape of great variety.

  • Ranked on the list of "remarkable Natural Sites", Aix Island concentrates all the diversity of the Charentais landscapes. In this exceptional natural environment, you will discover a significant architectural and historical heritage as well as a varied maritime landscape.
  • Difference in height
    42.6 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Office de Tourisme de Rochefort Océan - Touristeninformationsbüro auf der Île d'Aix
2 African Museum
rochefort-ocean-ile-aix-musee-africain © Julie Paulet - OT Rochefort Ocean (10).JPG
3 Napoleon Museum
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5 L'Anse du Saillant
The Anse du Saillant is ideal for observing mudflat birds (curlews, avocets...)
7 Jamblet's battery
The Jamblet battery helped to protect the Rochefort arsenal and the harbour. The fortification presents a museum space to discover the military role of the island of Aix in the defence of Rochefort and its arsenal.
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43 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 2 m
  • End altitude : 2 m
  • Maximum altitude : 11 m
  • Minimum altitude : 2 m
  • Total positive elevation : 43 m
  • Total negative elevation : -43 m
  • Max positive elevation : 4 m
  • Min positive elevation : -6 m