The Madam island is very small. It stretches over a length of 800 meters and a maximum width of 400 meters, in the shape of a rectangle. It is the smallest of the four islands that are Charentaises descending order: the Ile d'Oleron, Ile de Ré, Ile d'Aix and Ile Madame.
The shores of the Isle Madame consist essentially of rocks and small cliffs and pebble beaches.
Access is only at low tide, because it is connected to the mainland by the Pass of Beef in Port des Barques, then it is a path submersible must therefore first check the times of tides.
The island is deservie by a single road that allows you to easily turn the way you will discover very pleasant coves that offer beautiful views of the estuary of the Charente and many Carrelets intended dor a fishermen.La Farm aquaculture is the only site, so it is essential to visit, to discover the practice of aquaculture, harvest salt in the salt marshes, the culture of silicorne ...
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