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|Train station||La Rochelle|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near La Flotte en Re
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
Getting to Ile de Ré:
La Rochelle lies halfway down the Atlantic coast, midway between Nantes and Bordeaux.
Ile de Ré is linked to La Rochelle by a 3km toll bridge.
Charges for a car:
9 € from low season and 16,50 € High Season
Season tickets available. Tel. 00 33 5 46 00 51 10
Motorbikes are 2€ and bikes and Pedestrians free.
Airport La Rochelle-Ile de Ré.
Tel. 05 46 42 30 26. www.larochelle.aeroport.fr - Flights from
- Bristol - EASYJET - www.easyjet.com
- Southampton and Birmingham - FLYBE - www.flybe.com
- London Stanstead and Dublin - RYAN AIR - www.ryanair.com
- Lyon (inc connections) AIRLINAIR - www.airlinair.com
La Rochelle Station has daily direct connections to Nantes, Bordeaux and Paris-Montparnasse by TVG Atlantique.
The journey Paris-La Rochelle takes under 3 hours. Tel. 00 33 8 92 35 35 35 (from abroad) www.voyages-sncf.com
There are regular buses from La Rochelle Airport and La Rochelle railway station.
They take you directly to Ile de Ré and the service is all year to all villages of the island.
Timetables - Tel. 00 33 5 46 09 20 15 - www.aunis-saintonge.fr
RTCR (summer only) www.rtcr.fr - La Rochelle-Ile de Ré link
There are many taxi firms and a well occupied rank at the airport, railway station and centre ville. If there is no taxi waiting then there is a free telephone point provided to call one.
PORT DU SAINT MARTIN : 00 33 5 46 09 26 69
PORT D'ARS : 00 33 5 46 29 25 10
PORT DE LA FLOTTE : 00 33 5 46 09 67 66