Contemplative, sporty, or just lazy? Everyone finds happiness in Ile de Ré !
in its location between the marshes and the sea, a visit to the Lilleau des Niges Nature Reserve which is managed by the LPO is a superb leisure activity surrounded by nature. It is ideal for families and allows visitors to discover a multitude of sedentary and migratory species of bird as well as plants. The association offers tours of discovery for birdwatching and exploring the natural scenery: the dunes, the foreshore, the marshes... The same applies to the ANCRE Maritaise in Sainte-Marie-de-Ré, which is supported by several environmental associations and offers visits to the island's fishing locks.
Trousse-Chemise golf course which borders Fier d'Ars bay in the north of the island and the golf driving range in a woodland setting in La Flotte allow the amateur golfers to enjoy their favourite sport in a magical setting.
Several private companies also organise imaginative and exotic activities in the "nature", such as tours of the marshes in stand-up paddle boards and canoes and even flights over the north of the island in an electric glider: a su-perb way of opening your eyes to a brand new experience!