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La tranche sur Mer Is the Ideal city for a successful Holiday

Seaside resort on the Côte de Lumière, opposite the Ile de Ré, La Tranche-sur-Mer offers 13 km of fine sandy beaches. It has been awarded the European Blue Flag every year since 2002.
  • An aquatic center
  • 5 surfs spots allowing beginners and more experienced alike to indulge in the pleasure of skiing. One of the most popular surf spots is La Terrière Beach.
  • a 6-hectare body of water for learning to sail
  • a nautical center with a rinsing area for equipment
  • launching equipment such as a “tiralo” and a “seahorse” for people with reduced mobility
  • mooring areas (430 moorings including 39 equipped (passage by the day))
  • Fishing on foot and at sea.
Labelled station kid and family plus, family will enjoy the beach, cycle paths and activities for children throughout the summer.
  • Welcome
    Outdoor center, beach clubs, playgrounds and picnics areas
  • Entertainment
    Amusement parc, aquatic center, water sports school and a nautical center for children, a small tourist train, a cinema, a library, a mini golf.

Good to know!


Tuesday and Saturday mornings in the town center of La Tranche-sur-Mer, all year round

Wednesday morning at La Grière on the Parking de la Grière, in July-August

Sunday morning at La Terrière, rue du Commerce, in July-August

Find more informations on theTourist Office of La Tranche-sur-mer website

La Tranche sur Mer propose many acivities and hobbies

  • A petanqe with a reserved area
  • The wooden all with a covered bowling alley
  • Skateboarding with an outdoor skate park
  • Windsurfing and surfing from Anse de l’Aiguillon to the junction with Longevilles, several spots are favorable to a diversified practice of these activities (pier), Générelles, Phare, and more for surfing, ocean front beaches.
  • Tennis with an indoor court and three outdoor courts
  • Aviation with an aerodrome offering overflights of the islands and first flights
  • Two multi-sport halls
  • The station also has :
    Two discotheques, walking paths, 18 km of secure cycle paths, thematic routes (bird circuits, religious heritage or “beaches” circuits), 440 hectares of forest.