Media Release: Last call for mid-term aquatic escapes in France

Don’t miss out on a coastal autumn dive to enjoy watersports and Charente-Maritime’s rich heritage

ALL this talk of Christmas, winter and skiing may be putting you in the mood whip out your wool jumpers and your bobble hats … but hold that thought for a moment!

We’ve got some fabulous seascapes and aquatic adventures waiting for you without the summer crowds:

Rochefort – in Charente-Maritime, south of La Rochelle, the Atlantic coast beckons with the cradle of the French navy in Rochefort. Not only does the town have a rich maritime heritage, but it also has a reconstruction of La Fayette’s 18th century ship l’Hermione, a Royal Rope factory which originally housed Louis XIV’s naval arsenal and Pierre Loti’s exotic relics.

Watersports – Whether you’re looking to kitesurf, dive or sail, we’ve covered all three and where to get the best experience. From sailing around the beautiful island of Corsica, to diving near the coast of Bordeaux and Marseilles or kitesurfing on the waters of Perpignan, you can get your last minute aquatic plunge on France’s beautiful coasts.

So, head on over to our blog to find out how you could enjoy as last minute hop to the French coast with all the wonderful things it has to offer. And on Monday, we’ll be posting about fortified town Brouage and the beautiful Ile d’Aix south of Rochefort so stay tuned!

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