Living + Teaching in Royan, France

Population: 18,424
Département: Charente-Maritime

Where to Drink

Where to Eat



Taj Mahal
126 rue Gambetta

21 Boulevard Georges Clemenceau

La Binouz'Rit
12 rue Auguste Râteau

Le Floor
8 Quai Amiral Meyer

Place Charles de Gaulle

La Souris Verte
5 Place Charles de Gaulle

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee



Le Floor
Quai Amiral Meyer

Le Floor
8 Quai Amiral Meyer

Le Petit Klub
47 rue François Arago

La Maison Blanche
Promenade de la Plage de Nauzan

Le Rancho
56 Avenue de la Ganipote


Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée de Royan
31 Avenue de Paris

  • The beach and the coastline
  • The Cordouan lighthouse
  • Immerse yourself in nature! 

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips

Day Trips
La Rochelle, le de Ré 

Weekend Trips
 Toulouse, Bordeaux/Arcachon
 Biarritz, Bayonne

Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking through the flats along the coast
  • Biking and horseback riding
  • Surfing, kite-surfing, and paragliding
  • Along the coast
  • Wandering around town

Housing Examples



  • 250€ per month (per person) for a 2-bedroom apartment with one roommate

Worst Things About Royan

Best Things About Royan

  • Great weather
  • Doesn't snow in the winter
  • Not many young people around
  • Not as much to do and less people around in the winter

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants


  • Be flexible, friendly, hard-working and everything will go swimmingly!


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