The Isle By Bike

Carte Ile de RéBicycle: The island has an excellent meshing of bicycle paths. Download the bicycle map here.
Sainte Marie de Ré is linked to La Noue village thanks to twisting alleys or large streets.

Within 5 minutes range by bike is the marketplace and shops. La Noue is an about 10 mns ride by bike.

The Beach

plage-basse-benaie-ste-marie-reBeach: a 10 minutes walk from the house, less with your bike, leads you to the Bénale beach which offers you a long extent of fine sand, pebbles and beautiful waves when the tide is rising.

A little further you will find the Montamer beach, part of the village of La Noue.

Each of theses beaches alterns fine sand,  pebbles and rocks where you encounter the remnants of the last world war.

Cars On The Isle

panneauThe isle is a quiet place except during summer holidays. During summer, the number of inhabitants on the île de Ré is multiplied by 10.
As a consequence finding a parking place can be a real issue. Our house is located next to the church’s place which is a free car park. Other free car parks were created in the neighbourhood, as the Jaulaines park, when heading to the beach.

Here is the list of the parking lots:
– Rue Chantecorps
– Rue de la Crapaudière
– Rue de la Rampe
– Rue Berchotteau
– Rue de Montamer (next to the Maison du Magayant)
– Rue des Battages
– Place Antioche
– Rue des Moineaux (next to the gare routière)
– Place de la Pléiade (next to Médiathèque)
– Place de la Mairie (rue de la République)
– Place Eudes d’Aquitaine (next to the church)
– Rue Port-Notre-Dame

The House


Typical village house of the Ile de Ré, place Eudes d’Aquitaine

Our house was built in 1890 above the former moats of Eude d’Aquitaine’s castle. It was restored in 2005 and smartened up in 2015 in the authentic way of the Isle de Ré furnished style. We incorporated all the up-to-date equipment so you can have a nice confortable stay (household appliances, internet and so on.)

The house is conveniently situated Place Eudes d’Aquitaine, not far from the beach, the marketplace and at 1 kilometer from the thalasso resort.
It is 70 m2 and composed of a living room, a  kitchen / dining room and 2 bedrooms at the first floor. 5 persons can easily stay here, between friends or with the family.

Ground floor: kitchen / dining room, living room, rest room, box room under the stairs where a washing machine is located, access to the  courtyard with its court. First floor: 2 bedrooms, bathroom with its rest room.

The rental includes services provided by the conciergerie Services en Ré:
When you arrive, the bedrooms will be provided with clean sheets and the beds made. Bath towels and a bath mat are also provided.

You can park your car on the church place or at the end of the ‘rue de l’horloge’ where are located two seasonal car parks.

The Kitchen / Dining Room

A Lapeyre kitchen, with all the modern appliances and a lot of cupboards.

Electric cooktop, electric oven, range hood, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with its freezer, toaster, boiler, multi-cup coffee maker, expresso machine.


6 seater dining table.


The Living Room

The living room is composed of a sofa , 2 armchairs, a coffee table , a television and a sideboard.

The plate glass window and a glass door open on the courtyard.


The rental includes services provided by the conciergerie Ré-Aliz.
When you arrive, the bedrooms will be provided with clean sheets and the beds made.

The first bedroom is 15m2; it is facing the church, has a parquet floor, a high ceiling with wood beams.

In this bedroom there is:
– 3 beds 90*200, brand new mattresses and matress toppers Bultex.
– a closet, a school desk.


Parent’s bedroom, view from the landing


The parents’ bedroom is furnished with a king size bed 160*200, composed of a brand new bed base and mattress Bultex, and a closet.

The bedrooms open on both side of the landing, and are separated by the bathroom.

lit 160*200

The Courtyard

You can access the courtyard from the living room or from a the little street Rue de l’horloge which  demarcates the house corner.

The courtyard is made of a court under which is a table with 6 chairs, a Weber bbc. In the courtyard there are 2 deckchairs with an apéritif table, a laurel and an olive tree.

You can safely park your bikes there.