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L’Hermione, Ile de Ré

Discover L’Hermione

In Charente-Maritime, a team of enthusiasts has rebuilt exactly as it was
The Hermione, an emblematic ship that allowed Lafayette to cross the Atlantic to help the American insurgents in 1780.
Discover L’Hermione and its adventure on a free route, every day, without reservation.
On the agenda: exhibitions, maintenance workshops, quay and access on board.
During your visit to the Ile de Ré, you will not miss the Hermione.

Visit the Hermione Ile de Ré
The Charente Maritime Ship Hermione

It is also possible to take guided tours. There is the historic theatrical tour to discover the daily life of an 18th century gunner, on board the ship and on the quay. There is also the sailor’s visit, conducted by a member of the crew, giving access to the inside of the ship.
Evenings and activities are also offered such as the evening of the Gabier where you can dine aboard the Hermione, the moussaillons activities for children, a visit and writing workshop as well as a theatrical visit to La Fayette to discover the arsenal of Rochefort.


If you are visiting the island of Ré, come and visit Hermione from February 6 to March 31, from 10am to 12:30pm and from 2pm to 6pm. From April 1st to June 3rd and from July 24th to September 30th, Hermione welcomes you from 10am to 7pm. From 1 October 2016, you can go there from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 6pm. For information, from June 4 to July 23: the Hermione leaves Rochefort for a period of navigation on the French coast.

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Here are the different prices for the visits and different animations proposed:
Discovery path:

  • free for children under 6 and members,
  • 5 euros for children from 6 to 15 years old,
  • 9 euros for adults.
nature near camping île Ré

People with reduced mobility, students, job seekers and large families benefit from a reduced rate.
For the guided tour:

  • 6 euros for children from 6 to 15 years old,
  • 16 euros for adults,
  • 8 euros for members.

For the Gabier’s evening:

  • 36 euros for children from 6 to 15 years old,
  • 46 euros for adults,
  • 38 euros for members.

The moussaillons animation is reserved for children from 6 to 12 years old. To participate, the price is 8 euros per child.
A navigation visit is offered at 20 euros for adults, and 12 euros for members. To attend the writing workshop, the fee is 20 euros for adults and 12 euros for members.

For visits ” Au coeur de l’Hermione “, only children over 6 years old are allowed. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. A visit to the heart of Hermione requires good mobility. The ticket for the visit “In the heart of the Hermione” also allows you to visit the site without any extra charge.

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