Welcome to Bois-Plage-en-Ré!
Seaside resort located in the center of the island, Bois-Plage has 6 km of beaches, labeled blue flag 2015, which hide behind their dunes a vast wooded area suitable for long hikes. The variety of cycle paths will lead you through the territory, to discover the authenticity of each of the nine other villages. The center of the village is animated by many shops and, in season, a daily market – the largest on the island, where it is good to stroll and linger.
The diversity of cultural, sporting or nature events will certainly allow you to escape and dream for a while...
The village of Bois-Plage
Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré located on the south coast of the island is one of the oldest seaside resorts. Open to the ocean, the town is proud of the quality of its beaches, blue flag 2015. The long village can be visited through its winding alleys and alleys, pleasantly lined with hollyhocks from May to September. It is also a land of mills, of about fifteen formerly there remains today only the mill of Bellère. The Île de Ré winegrowers' cooperative shapes and offers typical products with character due to ancestral know-how, a history of the land.
In this municipality of 2 Boitais inhabitants, talking about the village also means talking about its heritage, its church with stained glass windows decorated with marine motifs, its shops, its daily market in summer, the largest on the island.
Let yourself be guided by the charm of the alleys typical of the center of the village, flowery and lined with hollyhocks.
Heritage and Architecture
Bois-Plage-en-Ré has revealed many archaeological remains from prehistory which are proof of the antiquity of human settlement on its territory. In the 2th century, the village was already quite large but did not have a parish because it was attached to Saint-Martin-de-Ré. Common to the winegrower's history, the village retains many examples of winegrowers' residences recognizable by the large facades with 3 or XNUMX levels and their cart doors.
Discover all the heritage of Bois-Plage-en-Ré
- The landing stage of Gollandières Beach
- Cristina Rueda's anchor
- The town hall of Bois-Plage
- The Clos Marin
- The Winegrowers' Cooperative Cellar
- The Moulin de Bellere
- The Church of Our Lady of All Saints
- The Morinand clock
- The Malakoff Tower
- music school