Île de Ré can also be explored in La Flotte !
An ecomuseum devoted to history and traditions of Île de Ré.
A visit full of flavours from the islands on four levels of exhibition:
> Origin of the island and vestiges of the Châteliers Abbey (12th C.), traditional activities : agriculture, fishing, oyster-farming (scale models of sailing boats).
> Sea links between Ré-mainland
> Headdresses, costumes, Charentais interior with period furniture, a beautiful collection of photos of Rétais people taken at the beginning of last century.
> Temporary exhibition : "La Flotte, de port en port" (“La Flotte, from port to port")
> Hare and hounds a recreational discovery of the museum (for kids aged 3, 5, 8 and 10 years)
> Children’s play area (games, colourings, books).
> Visit leafted for the museum in French, English and German
La Maison du Platin also offers guided visits and organised activities :
> Châteliers Abbey
> Village of La Flotte
> Maritime environment : visit to oyster parks or oyster-farm
> Treasure hunt
> Monks' Secret
> Medieval workshops
> Photomontage, etc.