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3 Islands to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is the largest region of France with an area of 84,035.7 kilometer square. Tourism is an important sector in a region with significant assets, starting with a mild and sunny climate, wine tourism, many heritage sites, sandy beaches for surfers, and mountains for skiers.

île aux Oiseaux
île aux Oiseauxîle aux Oiseaux, France

L' île aux Oiseaux is a small island located in the French commune of La Teste-de-Buch in the center of the Arcachon basin. The island was once used by the inhabitants of the basin as a grazing place for the herds of cows and then horses. Since the beginning of the xx th century, there are regular excursion boat from Arcachon and Cap Ferret . Some boaters also go there. It is a natural site classified since a decree of Aug 21, 2008.

Île Madame
Île MadameÎle Madame, 17730 Port-des-Barques, France

Île Madame is an island in the River Charente estuary on the Atlantic coast of France joined to the mainland by a causeway. The island has an area of four square miles and is unpopulated. It is only accessible at low tide, preferably on foot and by bicycle. It is a fragile space that must be respected and protected. On the highest point of the island, there is a fort built in the 17tyh century.

Île-d'Aix
Île-d'Aix17123 Île-d'Aix, France

The island of Aix is an island in the southwest of France. Bathed by the Bay of Biscay, it is located 3.1 km west-north-west of Pointe de la Fumée, on the Charente coast. Being part of the Charente archipelago, it is also one of the fifteen islands of Ponant. It is located west of the bay of Yves, between the island of Oléron and the town of Fouras, at the northern end of the Charente estuary. To the north of the island is the Antioch sluice.

Map of Islands to explore in Nouvelle-Aquitaine