Château d'Oléron is a town steeped in history, the capital of oyster farming, it has a rich heritage to discover!
The Citadel of Château d'Oléron is a must visit. Former defence stronghold for the Rochefort Arsenal in the 17th-century, it will charm you with its old stone buildings.
Also to visit:
- The 17th century market halls in the town centre where the Sunday market is held
- The oyster port with its old restored huts that house art workshops
- The public fountain
- The church Notre Dame de l’Assomption
A tourist train offers you a guided tour of Château d'Oleron.