Getting around the Ile de Ré during your holidays at our campsite
Discover the Ile de Ré with your loved ones thanks to the central location of the Sunêlia Interlude campsite. Leave your car aside, to discover the island differently: by bike, by public transport, by walking... Who said you weren't sporty? You can reach all the towns and tourist sites of the Île de Ré from your vacation spot: Sunêlia Interlude, the starting point for all your excursions.
Did you know that Île de Ré is a paradise for cyclists ?
The most used mode of transport to take full advantage of the Ile de Ré and above all not lose control, you guessed it, is the bicycle.
Looking for a bike rental company?
No need to look for a bike rental company outside the campsite, take advantage of our bike rental service directly within the campsite to make your life easier.
Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. then on weekends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sébastien will be there to welcome you.
At your disposal within the Sunelia Interlude campsite you can rent several types of bikes such as classics, electric ones, mountain bikes, beach bikes.
We don't forget your children! You can also rent children's bikes, carts and baby seats on site. Everything you need to fully enjoy your family vacation on the Ile de Ré.
If you want help, don't hesitate to come and pick up your bike trail map directly at the local. We would be happy to advise you and give you advice on suitable excursion destinations and cycling routes.
The rules to follow so as not to have any problems when traveling by bike
In order to make the most of your bike ride and in complete safety, we advise you to respect a few rules for the good of all.
The rules to follow:
In meeting areas, do not travel at more than 20 km/h and respect the priority of the pedestrian
In pedestrian areas, walk at a walking pace. Some areas require you to get off your bike for your safety and that of pedestrians.
It is forbidden to wear any device capable of emitting sound (earphones, headsets or headphones) in the ear.
Hand-held phone use is also prohibited.
Cyclists can ride side by side, with a maximum of two, if the route taken is wide and traffic conditions permit.
It's not just the bike to get around during your stay on the Ile de Ré
If you like hiking or quite naturally strolling, the Ile de Ré and its many hiking trails are the ideal destination for a family weekend or a sporting holiday at our Sunêlia Interlude campsite.
Do you want to take full advantage of every nook and cranny of the Ile de Ré? Choose walking, there are no better solutions to discover the natural landscapes of the island, its fauna and flora.
To discover the magnificent beaches, the salt marshes, the fauna and flora of the Ile de Ré, take advantage of several routes, circuits and trails that you can easily find on the internet.
Don't worry, all the villages of Ile de Ré offer hiking trails.
We invite you to discover the circuit of the 5 landscapes in Sainte Marie, this walk allows you to stroll at your own pace through the different natural environments of the village.
For people who want to go on an adventure, we suggest you go towards the Evières massif, at Bois-Plage From Les Éridolles, on the road between Sainte-Marie and Bois-Plage, and as far as Saint-Martin , you can soak up the atmosphere of this beautiful wooded area.
Shuttles on the Ile de Ré, an alternative to the car
Leave your car aside to get around the Ile de Ré, it's possible!
You want to cross the bridge with or without a bike, it is possible thanks to the free shuttle which is located at the entrance to the bridge at the belvedere with an arrival scheduled at the entrance to the island at Rivedoux beach in Sablanceaux. The opposite is possible for people wishing to cross the bridge from the Ile de Ré. Some shuttles accept to take your bikes to make it easier for you to cross the bridge and set off to discover La Rochelle, a magnificent port city.
You can also move freely and for free on the Ile de Ré thanks to the Respi'Ré shuttles, this will allow you to abandon your vehicle when traveling during your family vacation on the Ile de Ré. In addition to being good for the planet, it's good for your wallet.
To find out more, here is the booklet with all the timetables and information to know for the bridge and village shuttles.
You want to make a getaway to La Rochelle two options are available to you:
You can travel using the Yélo network only in July and August with lines 50 or 51. If you are cycling, this line will allow you to travel from Sablanceau beach in Rivedoux to Place de Verdun, at heart of downtown La Rochelle.
Or you can travel all year round with the 3/3E “La Rochelle-Ile de Ré” line from the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region. This line serves the 10 villages of the Île de Ré from La Rochelle (SNCF station, Place de Verdun, Belvédère, airport – depending on the period).