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Kite and Wind Festival

Just south of la Rochelle the resort of Châtelaillon-Plage (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine) on the Atlantic coast is an ideal location for a Kite and Wind Festival (Festival de cerf-volant et du vent) 20 – 22  April 2019

cerf_volant_posterThe resort of Châtelaillon-Plage combines the retro charm of excellently maintained belle époque style and indisputable modernity. Knows for its constantly changing nature, the resort nevertheless remains conducive to relaxation. In keeping with its origins, it is a place that inspires thanks to its air of friendliness and its taste for simplicity.

The Festival includes displays and competitions of kites in various shapes and sizes, a night display and opportunities to learn how to fly (a kite). Plenty for the children to see/do.

Cerf Volants (kites) is also the term for Stag Beetles in french, literally meaning “flying stags”
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Résidence Les 3 Iles

Holiday accommodation in Châtelaillon-Plage includes hotels, B&Bs and self-catering such as the Résidence Les 3 Iles, right on the seafront with pool and excellent facilities.