To discover

Ideally positioned in Royan

The Crystal Hotel is located in the town center of Royan. Stroll through the city to discover the buildings with 1950s architecture and the Belle Époque villas. Head towards the Grande Conche Beach, which you will follow to reach the port. From the port, you can take the BAC and easily cross the Gironde estuary. You will enjoy finding yourself at the central market of Royan to leave with good and beautiful products from the region

The unavoidable

In less than 20 minutes' drive, you will be at the Palmyre Zoo. In the heart of an 18-hectare pine forest, the Palmyre Zoo welcomes 1,600 mammals, birds and reptiles representing 110 species. The Palmyre Zoo is committed to the conservation of endangered species, scientific research and education in environmental preservation. Young and old will enjoy an enriching, fun and educational visit

The Cordouan Lighthouse is located at the mouth of the Gironde estuary, it has recently been classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. Built at the end of the 16th century, it is 67.70 meters high. You can visit this monument, accompanied by the guardians who live there all year round. From the port of Royan, you can reach the Cordouan Lighthouse. 

Villages to discover

In the surroundings of our 2-star hotel in Royan center, you will find many picturesque villages of character which will charm you with their monument, their history and their natural site. We advise you to go to Talmont-sur-Gironde with its exceptional view of the Gironde estuary, to Mornac-sur-Seudre with its lined streets. of houses with white facades, in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer with its five fine sandy beaches, in La Tremblade with a visit to the Coubre lighthouse and in Saujon with his Seagull Train.

Activities not to be missed

In the heart of Royan, we advise you to go to Planet Exotica, a ZooPark offering the discovery of reptiles and dinosaurs. In less than 20 minutes' drive, you will be at the troglodyte site of the Grottes du Régulus in Meschers-sur-Gironde, a unique and enchanting site. From Royan, you can practice many water activities, beautiful bike rides or hikes. Contact us at reception and we will inform you of all our good addresses and our good plans in the surrounding area. Activities not to be missed