Itinerary 8 - Tour of the pond of des Rouches 2 mi - 1h

in Port-des-Barques
3.4 km
  • Enjoy beautiful views during this walk.

  • Small loop that combines oyster farming activities and pretty viewpoints passing near the Lac des Rouches.
  • Difference in height
    31.87 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 Anses beach
Supervised beach in season.
2 Pontoon
A carrelet consists of a net set on a square frame, suspended from the end of a pole. The carrelet pontoon is undeniably part of the heritage not only of Île Madame but also of the Charente estuary. This device allows you to catch mullets, eels, shrimps, bass and sole.
rochefort-ocean-port-des-barques-carrelet © Caroline Jarry.jpg
3 Lake of Rouches
Nautical base of the sailing school of Port des Barques.
32 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 3 m
  • End altitude : 3 m
  • Maximum altitude : 15 m
  • Total positive elevation : 32 m
  • Total negative elevation : -32 m
  • Max positive elevation : 5 m
  • Min positive elevation : -6 m