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Oyster City at Marennes

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Visit Oyster City at Marennes and find out about the world of oyster farming. This fun, educational visit will doubtlessly make your mouth water during your camping holiday.


The Abri-Côtier campsite is an Oyster City partner and offers reduced rates.

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Located in the heart of the Marennes Oyster Bed ecosystem in the Port of La Cayenne, the Oyster City offers a range of entertainment for all: staging, multi-media shows, workshops, games and tasting... Make the most of the guided tour to find out all the oyster farmers' secrets, the history of oyster farming and how the profession has changed.

Oyster City must-sees: 

  • Visit to the Oyster Bed Cabin, an oyster farming area offering cookery lessons.
  • A bike ride along the interpretation path crossing the marches, the maturing oyster beds and the oyster farmers cabins along irrigation canals.


La Cité de l'Huître
Chenal de La Cayenne
Tel: +33 (0)5 46 36 78 98

And to finish off your trip, we recommend a short detour to the Buccin restaurant at the port of La Cayenne (menus from €18 to €40, kids up to 8 years old €9.50).


If you are looking for a campsite close to Marennes please contact the Abri-Côtier on +33 (0)5 46 84 81 65 to find out about availability.

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Photo credits:  © CMT17 E. COEFFE, V. MARCHAND 

2018 Oyster City rates

The Abri-Côtier campsite is an Oyster City partner and offers reduced rates


Adults €7 instead of €9
Children aged 6 to 16 years old €4 instead of €5
Children under 6 years old Free

Find out more at the campsite reception


To download

Presentation brochure