The port of La Cayenne is the oyster port of Marennes, small river town

of the Charente-Maritime

which is today one of the main oyster-farming ports of France.

 

 

 

 

 

Crossing France from north to south along the Atlantic,

the cycling track of 1,200 km makes it possible

to make a real cycling odyssey through the landscapes,

the cities and the terroirs of

 Western France.

 

 

The Velodyssey is France’s longest 

marked cycle trail.

It starts in Brittany and ends near the Spanish border , from

Roscoff to Hendaye in the Basque Country.

 

 

France-Velodyssey Cycling from La Rochelle to Royan and Bordeaux

 

 

 

 

 

Blason de Charente-Maritime

 

 

It is located on the Atlantic coast, in the heart of the

Marennes-Oléron basin,

the first oyster basin in France and even in Europe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

France-Velodyssey Cycling from La Rochelle to Royan and Bordeaux

 

 

 

The Cayenne is the name traditionally given

to the port

located on the Seudre  river

at the end of a long channel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blason de Charente-Maritime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The” port de La Grève” is an oyster farm

located in La Tremblade,Charente-Maritime,

in the south-west of France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It faces the port of La Cayenne, in Marennes

 

 

France-Velodyssey Cycling from La Rochelle to Royan and Bordeaux

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

France-Velodyssey Cycling from La Rochelle to Royan and Bordeaux