Fouras, also known as Fouras-les-Bains, (Fr. Fouras-les-Bains) is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France. It lies 34 km south of La Rochelle and 20 km west of Rochefort.
Facing the Charente archipelago and having an almost central geographical location on the coast of Charente-Maritime, Fouras extends over a peninsula. It became an attractive seaside site in the nineteenth century. More about Fouras