Facing both the Gironde estuary and the open sea, the seaside holiday resort of ROYAN , with its fine sandy beaches and many hours of sunshine has enjoyed an excellent reputation since the 19th century.
Royan offers much to the visitor, in particular the quality and variety of its architecture, with a combination of late nineteenth century villas and a 1950's town centre, unique in Europe. ROYAN is a dynamic resort, offering a wide range of sporting and cultural activities for all ages, a thalassotherapy centre and a casino where you can take the time to relax, and an events calendar full of things to do all year round.
Violon on the sand Festival
Ecouter les violons sur le sable
from 23 to 30 July 2016 on Royan's Grande Conche beach
... 3 evenings of classical and operatic concert under the stars ... and a festival off Fiddler on the town to keep the emotion going away from the beach.