Bicycle: 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.
Shopping: on the marketplace a market takes place every day. There is also a baker, a post office, a hairdresser and other shops.
Beach: a 10 minutes walk, less with your bike, to the Bénale beach gives you a long extent of fine sand, pebbles and beautiful waves when the tide is rising.