Do you know l'Houmeau, a seaside village on the island of Ré? Well, here is the Camping *** "Au Petit Port de l'Houmeau"! Your holiday will be the opportunity to get to know more about this old fishing village with picturesque charm where time seems to have stopped.
A charming port at the gates of La Rochelle, facing the island of Ré
The Houmeau is not lacking in attractions for campers in search of simplicity, authenticity and discoveries. During your stay, you will enjoy strolling in the alleys of the village lined with houses with lime covered facades. You will also discover the port of Plomb, a typical small oyster port where you can taste the best fish and seafood. Do not miss: an oyster tasting directly at the local producers!
Continue your discovery on the side of the Parc de l'Houmeau, a place where you can relax and stroll around with hundred-year-old trees.
If you feel the irresistible urge to refresh yourself, head for the large pebble beach at the foot of the cliffs! This small haven of peace offers a beautiful view on the island of Ré and the Vendée coasts. The Houmeau is also the starting point for beautiful walks or bike rides along the Charente coastline, in the heart of the Pampin marshes, protected nature reserve or at the top of the cliffs from which you can admire a beautiful panorama of the " Ocean and the Breton pertuis. Did you know ?
Since 1983, L'Houmeau has housed the CREMA (Center for Research on Marine Ecosystems and Aquaculture) located in the former seminary of the village.