St Saturnin Church in Meschers sur Gironde
The Church in Meschers sur Gironde is a neoclassical style church located in the city center of Meschers, with a Gothic bell tower dating from the 15th century. The appearance of the building is relatively sober. Perhaps it is in connection with a Protestant influence in the region.
Throughout history, the church of Meschers Sur Gironde has been rebuilt several times, and has even been bombed twice: by Spanish pirates in the 17th century, then during clashes between Louis XIII and Protestant rebels.
Around the church of Meschers, is the market place, and some shops, and restaurants, easily accessible on foot. The place is busy in high season. From the church, it is easy to get to the port of Meschers, but also to the cliffs of Meschers to discover the famous fishermen’s huts.
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Meschers, a old fishermen village , has become a nice play to stay with its small beaches, far away from crowds in Royan and surroundings.