Postcard Saint-Pierre d’Oléron
This original postcard by Lotza depicts the charming town of Saint-Pierre d’Oléron with its famous colorful cabins. The brightly colored wooden houses, typical of the region, line the harbor and add a touch of cheerfulness to this charming town.
The history of Saint-Pierre d’Oléron dates back to antiquity, when the Romans discovered the island of Oléron and began to exploit it for its salt. Over the centuries, the city became a thriving fishing and trading center, with a thriving fleet of fishing boats that traded fish with neighboring cities and inland regions.
In the 19th century, the island of Oleron became a popular vacation destination for the region’s middle-class families. The town of Saint-Pierre d’Oléron then experienced a new boom, with the construction of villas and vacation homes to accommodate tourists. Since then, the city has preserved its charm and authenticity while adapting to the needs of its visitors.
This illustration of Lotza is a real tribute to the beauty and history of Saint-Pierre d’Oléron, a city to discover absolutely for its colorful houses, its picturesque streets and its friendly atmosphere.
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The postcard is sent in a bubble envelope.