Located on the northeast tip of l’Ile de Ré, the village of Les Portes en Ré is distinguished by its quiet elegance and incomparable charm. Because of its location, it is nicknamed “the end of the island”. It is bordered on both sides by the ocean, the salt marshes, the bay of Fier d’Ars and the Lizay forest. Thanks to this privileged location and its preserved natural heritage, this village is one of the villages that should not be visited during your Holydays caravaning on the Ile de Ré. This village of Ré also has a very interesting built heritage. You can visit all its treasures in one day or more. In addition, the Portes en Ré house about ten beaches to satisfy all desires. It faces the Pertuis Breton and the Côte de Vendée. Whether you like to sunbathe on the white sandy beaches, have fun on the beaches or challenge the waves, they will simply be exquisite. Less than 25 km from the campsite île de Ré l’Ile Blanche is the village of Les Portes en Ré. Your family vacation in this outdoor hotel in La Flotte en Ré will allow you to visit and discover “the tip of the island”.
When you get to the Portes en Ré Ré, you will be charmed by the beautiful traditional houses with white facades and green shutters on the edge of the narrow alleys. The flowered alleys also give the village undeniable charms. When you visit this village, don’t forget to visit la chapelle de la Redoute, Saint Eutrope church, the old Port, the Maison de la Dune or the former Little Train Station of l’Ile de Ré. The Place de la Liberté is the essential meeting place for villagers and visitors to enjoy the entertainment of the Portes en Ré. Nothing beats a break in the cafés and restaurants around the square to recharge your batteries between two walks. In the surroundings are the salt marshes, retracing the past and the development of this village at one time. The marked trails are waiting for you to discover sites such as the Trousse-Chemise forest, the Lilleau de Niges reserve and its hundreds of bird species, the Lizay forest and many breathtaking natural landscapes.
You can even venture as far as the villages of Saint Clément des Baleines or Ars en Ré. Thanks to its various beaches, Les Portes en Ré is a popular holiday destination for summer holidaymakers and beach lovers alike. Patache beach seduces families while Anse du Fourneau and Anse du Marchais beach attracts water sports enthusiasts. Swimming, surfing, kite-surfing, idleness and many others will be there! The beaches of Trousse Chemise and Lizay charm with their postcard landscapes. Even naturists will find their happiness there thanks to the naturist beach at the tip of the Portes en Ré.