Ile d'Oleron (France) Reviews
Description:Country: France / World Region: Europe / An island off the Atlantic coast of France.
Newest Review: ... island, you cross a most spectacular 'pont-viaduc' as the Oleronaise call it, or a bridge to you and me. Hubby, the civil engineer, wanted to stop and take in the technical intricacies of the project, but as we'd been in the car 8 hours since leaving Hossegor I put my foot down and said 'sod off, look at it on the way out!' It was fantastic though and at night, with it's elegant curving ... more
Customer Ile d'Oleron (France) Reviews (1)
by - written on 13/05/09, updated on 14/05/09 (Very useful, 598 readings)
As part of our fab fortnight in France we splashed out for three nights and stayed in the Novotel Thallasso Oleron in Saint Trojan Des Bains, on the Ile d'Oleron, or Oleron according to the locals. "Oleron? Where's that?" I hear you ask. It's not many people I've talked to who've actually heard of it, so if you have, consider yourself a true Francophile. Oleron is France's best-kept secret if you ask me. It's a blissful little island off the south west coast of France, south of Ile de Re, an hour and a half from La Rochelle (cheap flight destination) and two hours from Bordeaux( cultural heaven). I say little island but it's actually ... Read the complete review
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