Our villas to rent in Chateau d'Oleron
Over and above the fact of being a heavenly holiday spot, the island of Oleron has the immense advantage of possessing a history that dates back to the Middle Ages. Sea baths and visits to historic places: the program of your stay on the island of Oléron is all found! Discover our villa rentals in Chateau d'Oleron.
Our villa rental offers in Chateau d'Oleron
Here are our holiday villas offers in Chateau d'Oleron, Charentes Maritimes. We select each holiday villa proposed in order to offer you real estate in line with our quality charter. My home in proposes also the possibility to rent a holiday villa in Ile d'Oleron and in particular in the village of Dolus.
Villas to rent in Chateau d'Oleron
Did you know that this part of the island of Oleron was already inhabited by man in Prehistory? Not necessarily by vacationers suffering from airsickness and tranquility! Indeed, archaeological excavations have get up to light various objects dating from this period. Then, in the first century, the Romans built a castrum there. The castle of Oléron has long enjoyed a strategic importance as it is witnessed by its fortifications. One can thus affirm without overstating things that the castle of Oléron is the historical capital of the island of Oléron. Those passionate about history will be delighted while discovering the historical episodes that have marked the long existence of the citadel. Since its construction, it has a strategic role of defense of the mouth of the Charente. Its geographical location allows it to protect Brouage, and especially Rochefort, large arsenal of the French navy. Richelieu and Colbert understood it very early on. Besides, the fortifications were conducted by the infallible Vauban. In detail, the citadel consists of a network of fortifications, surrounding a central courtyard with a long two-storey building, which once sheltered, in addition to the food store, the home of the governor of the square, who was also that of the whole island of Oleron under the Ancien Régime. Take the opportunity to stroll through the permanent exhibition devoted to the history of the soldiers of New France. Leaving Rochefort, many of them stayed in the citadel before embarking on the shores of the new world.In this village of the island of Oléron, you do not have to skimp on the entertainment reserved for small holidaymakers. For them, the tourist office organized a journey through the city. \"The techniques of yesteryear\", between game of tracks and discovery trail, offer them guided tours original of the city. There is no better way to take a history lesson of the most playful. Let the parents take the opportunity to walk around the old town. A small prerequisite on the old place of arms, renamed place of the Republic. You will find a Renaissance fountain with twisted columns: an enchantment to admire to your heart’s content.If you prefer to spend your holidays challenging the waves of the ocean and trying out all the sports that the island can offer you, we suggest you to find the hiring of your dreams in the selection of houses that My Home In has selected for you.