Fouras is situated approximately 260 miles (418 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Paris.
Why don't you spend some time exploring the area? Start with a trip to the Fort Vauban.
Fouras isn't the only place in Poitou-Charentes worth experiencing; visitors can also drive a little further out to experience the charms of the nearby landscapes, cities and towns. Head to Rochefort, and discover the Maison Pierre Loti and Centre International de la Mer. Rochefort is 7 miles (11 kilometers) away from Fouras and a good place to visit. A trip to Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron is another option. It's 11 miles (18 kilometers) from Fouras and where you'll find the Museum of the Island of Oleron and Golf Club d'Oleron.
Get some transportation head out to La Rochelle, a retail and transport hub for the region, located approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Fouras. This regional center offers a range of visitor attractions, including Minimes Beach, Aquarium La Rochelle and Grand Temple. Musee des Modeles Reduits, Porte de la Grosse Horloge and Musee des Beaux-Arts a few of the other interesting attractions worth investigating for those who have time to spare.
At the end of your holiday in Fouras, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this unique destination.