Vaux-sur-Mer is situated 270 miles (435 kilometers) southwest of Paris, the country's capital.
Set aside some time to visit Nauzan Beach or Pontaillac Beach while you are in Vaux-sur-Mer.
When it comes to getting the most out of your time here, it's worth remembering that Vaux-sur-Mer is merely just the start; Poitou-Charentes is dotted with scenic wonders. Saint-Georges-des-Coteaux and Thenac are two more places worth seeing while you're in Poitou-Charentes.
Royan is about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Vaux-sur-Mer. This regional center offers a some great attractions, like Saint-Georges-de-Didonne Beach, Grande Conche Beach and Le Chay Beach. Royan Museum, Congree Centre and Royan Beach are just a few of the many other interesting visitor attractions in Royan.
If you love sea and sun, explore one of the beaches in the area and relax on the sand, play games with the kids and enjoy the fresh ocean air. Why not try St. Palais-sur-Mer Beach, 2 miles (3 kilometers) out of Vaux-sur-Mer.
Learn something new by spending a few hours at Poitou-Charentes' excellent history museums and art museums. When the sun is shining, why not take the opportunity to discover Poitou-Charentes' open-air markets?.
Sometimes, one of the better ways to get a feel for a place is by tapping into local knowledge. This region offers a range of cycling tours, winery tours and city walking tours.
When it's time to head back to the familiarity of home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).