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“Marennes was a highlight of our bike trip!”

La Cite De L'Huitre
Ranked #3 of 14 things to do in Marennes
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Charleston, South Carolina
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63 reviews
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“Marennes was a highlight of our bike trip!”
Reviewed June 14, 2012

Marennes is one of those towns that always gets overlooked by tourists busy rushing to a bigger town somewhere. How unfortunate. Marennes is exactly the kind of town that helps you feel the essence of France. The people are warm, charming and welcoming, and definitely interested in speaking with any Americans who might be visiting their town. We spent time talking with a wonderful group of young students, amazed to see two Americans bicycling through the French countryside. You can read more about my impressions of Marennes at:
http://experiencefrancebybike.com/marennes-the-city-of-the-oyster/

Visited May 2012
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County Kerry, Ireland
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“worth seeing not worth going to see”
Reviewed April 28, 2012

I love oysters and this is ground zero for world oysters the cite D'huitres is the main tourist attraction in marennes so if you go you will want to go here it costs 9 euros and you get a free hire bike and 2 oysters good value however the huts are sadly lacking in much hard information although with very good english translation the cafe is good value for lunch but service ( friendly) very slow

Visited April 2012
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