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If you’re wondering where to watch England-Wales this week, we’ve got the answer … Every week-end it’s time for Ile de Ré Holiday Homes’ weekly feature where we pick our favourites amongst the many events happening this week on the island. If you would like more information on one of these events, please do not hesitate to contact us!


  • Where to watch the football on the Ile de Ré? – Saint Martin de RéEuro 2016

As the Ile de Ré welcomes the Spanish team and its many star players, it’s hard to ignore that the Euro 2016 is in full swing in our beautiful country! And if you’re on the island this week, you’ll most definitely want to watch England-Wales on Thursday! The following link will prove itself very useful with a list of all the bars showing the football!

Bars that show the football


  • Visit Loix’s cheese factory – Until 31st October, Loix en Ré

Just next to Loix’s honey house hides another of the island’s local products: cheese! So why not go and visit Loix’s cheese factory which boasts some of France’s most iconic goat cheeses. Open every day from 10h – 13h and 17h30 – 19h30.


Chemin du Corps de Garde
17111 Loix en Ré


Abbaye des Chateliers

  • Guided tour of the Abbaye des Châteliers – La Flotte

Founded by Cistercian monks in the 12th century, the Abbaye des Châteliers is one of the largest abbeys in western France and an iconic monument of the Ile de Ré.

For timings and bookings please go to La Maison du Platin museum (address below), their website is

4 Cours Félix Fauré
17630 La Flotte


  • Tour of Loix’s soap factory – Until 30th September, Loix en Ré

You might have seen them along Saint Martin’s high street, soaps made out of donkey milk. Now you know what we do with the island’s famous donkeys. Loix’s factory offers you the opportunity to see how the authentic Ile de Ré soap is made. Visits are every Tuesday and Thursday at 14h30.


Village Artisanal
17111 Loix en Ré


  • Human Fussball – June 18th-19th, Saint Martin de Ré

Your children will absolutely love it and as parents you will certainly be entertained! In the spirit of the Euro 2016, Saint Martin is organising a human fussball game – laughs guaranteed! It is open to all for 2 days between the hours of 10h30 – 13h and 14h – 18h30.


Parc de la Barbette
17410 Saint Martin de Ré

For more information, visit Ile de Ré’s official website.