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Camping near the Baleines lighthouse

What to see at the Baleines lighthouse

Discover the Phare des Baleines on your camping holiday on the Ile de Ré. It offers exceptional panoramic views of the salt marshes, La Conche beach and nearby forest. It’s a heritage landmark, and to date has been the most visited monument on the island. Book your rental at the campsite near the Baleines lighthouse to admire the scenery from the top of this 257-step high tower.

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Things to do at Baleines lighthouse

Make a stopover at this must-see spot on the Ile de Ré, during your vacation at Le Bel Air campsite, and leave with unforgettable memories. Take a closer look at this octagonal stone tower.

Relive history during your camping holiday on the Ile de Ré, with family or friends, by visiting the Tour des Baleines. Built in 1682 by the architect Augier, this tower is constructed from ashlar quarried in Saint-Savinien. Designed at a time of heavy maritime traffic, it was a solution to the many shipwrecks of the time. French ports and coasts are not sufficiently equipped to guide ships.

The Tour des Baleines was built to Augier’s design. The building has 3 floors with 3 rooms accessed by a staircase. Take advantage of your camping holiday near the Baleines lighthouse to catch a glimpse of the broad horizon from which enemy and allied ships alike were seen approaching. A true maritime observatory.

Camping 29 min from Baleines lighthouse

At the campsite near the Baleines lighthouse, our team is ready to offer you a wide range of activities to enjoy with family and friends. Unforgettable moments await you.

Our rentals are ready to welcome you with maximum comfort. Book now your bungalow, tent or Freeflower at our campsite near the Baleines lighthouse for a modern and comfortable camping vacation.