Activities and restaurants

For your stay in Charente-Maritime, here are some activities and good addresses around La Loge du Grand Cèdre. Let yourself be tempted, ask us, the list is not exhaustive!

Very close from La Loge du Grand Cèdre

At the gates of the house - Between nature and heritage, springs and woods, marked walks, path of St Jacques de Compostelle, circuit of 7 wash houses, mountain bike tours, aqueducts Gallo-Roman classified

Le Golf Rouyer Guillet - 18-hole course, all levels, on the route of the Gallo-Roman aqueducts - Fontcouverte - 5 min

La Flow Vélo - Along the Charente River, go towards the Dordogne or the ocean, on a bike ride from home or in a stage - Chaniers - 10 mn

Saintes - Ancient Roman capital with a rich heritage ... The Arch of Germanicus, The Gallo-Roman amphitheater, The remains of the terms of St Saloine, The Ladies' Abbey, The Saint Peter's Cathedral, The St Eutrope Basilica and its crypt ,

The Fine Arts Museum, The Dupuy-Mestreau Museum - 10 min

The markets of Saintes -They are numerous, 6 days a week, in the morning: Tuesday cours Reverseaux Saint Louis, Wednesday place Cathédrale St Pierre, Thursday avenue Gambetta and avenue de la Marne, Friday cours Reverseaux Saint Louis, Saturday place Cathédrale St Pierre, Sunday avenue Gambetta and avenue from the Marne - 10 min

Bernard Palissy III river cruises - Discovering the bucolic Charente river and its gentle meanders aboard an electro-solar powered boat - 10 min

The festival of Saintes - International classical music festival, Ladies' Abbey, third week of July - 10 min

The Adventure park and visit of the Abbey of Fontdouce - When the beauty of Romanesque art and outdoor games go hand in hand - 15 min

The boaters of Port d'Envaux - Rental of canoes, kayaks, paddles, boats for a trip on the Charente river - catering - 15 min

The paleosite of St Césaire - Discovering the Neanderthals - 15 min

Within a radius of 30 minutes to 1 hour

Cognac - Its History and its great houses where to taste the famous beverage - 30 min

Cognac Blues Passion - Festival of blues, jazz and rock, Cognac park, first week of July - 30 min

The ocean - Between beaches, coastal paths and squares - 30 min

Rochefort - The Corderie Royale and the Maritime Museum - 30 min

L'Hermione - Replica of the legendary frigate at Rochefort - 30 min

La Roche Courbon - Largest castle in Charente-Maritime and its listed gardens - 30 min

The Charentais archipelago - Its magnificent islands ... Ile Madame, Ile d'Aix, Ile de Ré, Ile d'Oléron - 45 min to 1 h

Our most beautiful villages in France - Talmont, Brouage, Mornac-sur-Seudre, La Flotte-en-Ré, Ars-en-Ré - 45 min to 1 h

La Rochelle - The famous beauty and rebel - 1 h

Les Francofolies - Festival of French song, old port of La Rochelle, second week of July- 1 h

Les Marais Poitevins - Quiet world in the middle of the canals - 1h

Bordeaux - The Gironde metropolis - 1 h

Some restaurants and places to have a drink

Le Dallaison- 1 star 2021, terrace, local products in the spotlight, Saintes - 10 min

Le Relais du bois- Semi-gastronomic table, terrace and landscaped garden, concert, Saintes - 10 min

L'iode - Semi-gourmet table, seafood in the spotlight, Saintes - 10 min

Les Saveurs de l'Abbaye- Bistronomic cuisine at the gates of the Abbey aux Dames, Saintes - 10 min

Le Bâtia - Bistronomic cuisine, Charente river barge-restaurant in the city centre, Saintes - 10 min

La Cave passe à Table - Bistronomic cuisine, terrace, in the heart of the old town, Saintes - 10 min

La Table des Dix Vins - Bistronomic cuisine, terrace, Saintes - 10 min

La Terrasse- Bistronomic cuisine, terrace overlooking the river Charente, Saintes - 10 min

Insieme - THE Italian restaurant with delicious fresh pasta, Saintes - 10 min

La Musardière- Hispanic market cuisine served in an 18th century courtyard, concert, Saintes - 10 min

Le Bistrot des Halles- Market cuisine, terrace, lunchtime only, Saintes - 10 min

Le Sukhotaï- Thai food, Saintes - 10 min

Le Quai du Blues- Market food and tapas, large terrace and patio, concert, Saintes - 10 min

Au Vin Gourmand- Wine bar, tapas, terrace, concert, only in the evening, Saintes - 10 min

La Graine d'Orge- Beer bar, tapas, terrace, concert, evening only, Saintes - 10 min

Roselières - Semi-gourmet table, terrace, local caviar in the spotlight, Saujon - 20 mn

Le Scorlion- Semi-gastronomic table, terrace overlooking the courtyard, Saint Jean d'Angély - 20 min

L'Indigo by Martell- Tapas, roof top, terrace, summer only, Cognac - 25 min

Bar Le Luciole- Cognac tasting, large and nice selection, terrace, Cognac - 25 min

Les Abattoirs- Tapas, terrace, concert, dancefloor, Cognac - 25 min

La Maison Blanche- Market food and pizzas, swimming pool, terrace, dancefloor, beach front, Vaux sur Mer - 30 min

La Retenue - Market kitchen, terrace, feet in the water by the beach, Fouras - 45 min

Manger sur la plage - 1 bib gourmand, terrace overlooking the beach, Gillardeau oysters, Marennes - 45 mn

La Ribaudière- 1 star, terrace and garden, Bourg sur Charente - 45 min

Christopher Coutanceau- 3 stars 2022, sublimated fish, La Rochelle - 1 h

L'hysope- 1 star, terrace and patio, La Jarrie - 1 h

L'Insulaire - Fine and creative cuisine, excellent value for money, Ile d'Aix, boarding Fourras - 1 h

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