The Ile de Ré, shows itself naturally by talking about its biodiversity

The Ile de Ré, shows itself naturally by talking about its biodiversity


The Ile de Ré, shows itself naturally by talking about its biodiversity 

If you are a lover of nature and the riches it brings us, you will love spending time on the Ile de Ré! 

The hotel Le Grand Large will be delighted to welcome you to make the most of this experience and to inform you about the secrets of nature in Rethymnon.

Between the forests, the marshes, the foreshore, the beaches, the dunes, the Ile de Ré offers you remarkable natural environments particularly rich as much on the fauna side as on the flora side.

On the Ile de Ré, you will find the natural reserve of Lilleau des Niges, managed by the LPO, it becomes a land of welcome for thousands of migratory birds in spring and autumn and has many species. 

Thematic nature outings are organized by the LPO (League for the Protection of Birds) to go on observation in the company of a professional.

Know that Ile de Ré is located on one of the main migration routes in Europe, it is an essential link between the Arctic and Africa!

In order to discover as much as possible the fauna and flora offered by the island, many locals offer you enriching activities either by taking advantage of a Horse ride, either by visiting the salt marshes or oyster shacks or even going fishing on foot. 

Park your car in a village and rent a bike because know that the island offers you a hundred kilometers of cycle paths which allow you to go to places inaccessible by car and to be in the heart of nature.

As you know, bees are the essential link in biodiversity! Go to meet them by going to the artisanal village of the commune of Loix, you will find the honey house of the Abeille de Ré which is a place of delicacies, flavors and discoveries.

Many activities to educate young and old are offered as well as free or guided tours with the family.

Other experiences are to be had on the Ile de Ré but to learn more, we look forward to seeing you at the Le Grand Large hotel.