36 Hours In… Ile de Ré

Français : Blason de l'Île de Ré, Charente-Mar...

Français : Blason de l’Île de Ré, Charente-Maritime, France (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It’s easy to see why the Ile de Ré is such a popular bolt-hole for the well-heeled Parisians who flock there each summer. This little Atlantic-coast island of dunes and pine forest is their version of the Hamptons – a tranquil, low-key and oh-so-chic antidote to city life. Which means that right now the island’s towns and villages, the long golden beaches and rural cycle paths, are packed with visitors.

via 36 Hours In… Ile de Ré – Telegraph

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