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Le Pont du Diable

17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
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Fab beach and brilliant rock pooling

Fantastic rock pooling when the tides out. The rocks provide caving and shade which can be welcome... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2017
Steve P
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
Walk along the coast

We stumbled across this walk having found the beach. We parked free at the nearby car park. Walked... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
Debbie R
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“coastal path” (2 reviews)
“tide” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Fantastic rock pooling when the tides out. The rocks provide caving and shade which can be welcome. Beach is lovely and sandy but watch the underwater rocks, they're sharp. Good parking and a stroll from St Palais.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this walk having found the beach. We parked free at the nearby car park. Walked into the town are and headed back. Very scenic and the tide was coming in. It was around 19.40. Something odd happen. There was just 5 of...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

I recommend to read the Wikipedia page explaining the place while being there ;) Watch-out if the tide is high and the see rough !

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Photographers dream. Managed to see them in all lights and sea conditions. There are especially beautiful in heavier seas and if you catch the sunset behind them they look quite surreal. Well worth visiting.

Thank COLIN T
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

A must-do for the area! The stone walled paths winding along lead to stairs and giant rocks you can climb and play on- watch the waves and boats. I think we spent an hour here (though the walk doesn't take that long)

1  Thank jennyv1962
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

The costal walk ways along the whole coastline from Royan up to La Palmyre are some of the best views. The path ways are very winding and up and down in places, but the views are really rewarding. My two little dogs enjoyed it too,...More

Thank TheY0ungFamily
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a short and interesting walk from Royan centre along the promenade and coastal path with view back towards the ferry jetty and Ferris wheel. You can either walk or cycle but it is rather exposed to the sun and not much shade to...More

Thank nnmercman
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

The whole area is fabulous especially when there is a market on, the beach here is incredible with things to do for the kids and great toilet facilities, needed when spending the day on the beach. Make sure you take plenty of beach stuff, umbrellas,...More

Thank treweek
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

If you like walking this is interesting paths just a short distance from the Town. Good for picnics, we have parked at the Devils point and had our picnic after a walk. The walk along the beach and the bay is very good and the...More

Thank JohnEF33
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Follow the coastal path, on foot or by bike, for some good views of the bay. You could sit here for a picnic but there is no shade.

1  Thank Mark_and_Ann_Reilly
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