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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Fouras?
If your trip to Fouras is all organized but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Not too far from the city center, Fort Vauban is one attraction to consider adding to your to-do list. Plage de la Vierge and Plage Nord are also not far away and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Fouras?
You don’t need to limit your exploring to just Fouras. Saintes is only 25 miles away and offers a nice range of close-by sights, such as Saintes Amphitheatre. Arch of Germanicus is also a popular attraction.
Where are the best beaches near Fouras?
No matter what the weather forecast is like, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of some of the lovely beaches near Fouras from the comfort and freedom of your rental car. As you approach the ocean, keep your eyes open for seabirds circling over these glorious stretches of coastline:

  • Plage de la Vierge (2 miles away).
  • Plage des Sables Jaunes (5 miles away).
  • Baby Plage (5 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Fouras?
Mingling and networking with people can be exhausting. So if you’re in Fouras for a work-related trip, you’ll be thrilled to learn that there are some terrific places to kick back and relax near these top convention centers:

  • Parc des Expositions de La Rochelle (12 miles away).
  • L’Espace Encan de La Rochelle (12 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Fouras?
No other mode of transportation can offer you freedom and flexibility like your own wheels. Whatever the reason for your travels to Fouras, has a great selection of vehicles for you to choose from. Spending some quality time with your partner? Fire up the romance by renting a mini or compact car. A pleasure to drive and easy to park in tight spots, you’ll adore sitting alongside each other in one of these little rides. An SUV is a good option for families with youngsters. There’s plenty of space for everyone and you can go wherever you want, whenever you want. If you’re on a business trip, a premium car will carry you from one meeting to the next in luxury and comfort.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Fouras?
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Picture yourself cruising the open roads in a swish sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or maybe all you need is a dependable set of wheels to get you from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Fouras.
What side of the road do they drive on in Fouras?
You’ll be motoring along the right side of the road in Fouras. Even though it may seem similar to home, we suggest driving a little more cautiously in a new destination.
Is it difficult to park in Fouras?
Scoring a parking space in Fouras should be relatively easy. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
Does Fouras have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, roads get busier in the early and late rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of about 4,100, traffic congestion isn’t a major problem in Fouras.
Are there speed limits in Fouras?
The residential areas in Fouras have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits usually range between 50km/h and 130km/h.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Charente-Maritime?
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Otherwise, it may forward your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is issued to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Fouras?
It is illegal to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Fouras, and you may even be charged a fine for just handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Fouras?
While behind the wheel in Fouras, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Planning to have a glass or two of wine with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Fouras?
Yes you can. But before doing so, you must stop the vehicle completely and only move on if there’s no approaching traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Charente-Maritime?
Yes, so buckle up. However, there are a few exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation systems.

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