Just a few of the local attractions
Within walking distance ...
The Charente River is only ten minutes walk away where you will find supervised river swimming, a children's play area, adult outdoor gym, Archery, Tree top wires, Kayak, pedalo and paddle board rental. Walk to Le Moulin de Condac or La Rejallant, both of which are excellent riverside restaurants. We can also suggest a variety of walking or biking routes to discover the wildlife and beautiful countryside.
Parc et Jardin De L'Abregement, in Bioussac - 8 ha of park and garden lanscape surrounding an 18th century house. An amphitheatre and the brightly coloured flowers and vegetables are interspersed with contemporary sculptures from artists such as Andy Goldsworthy, Anthony Gormley, Christian Lapie and Joel Shapiro
Ruffec Market every Saturday & Wednesday. Indoor fish market offering fresh fish and seafood. Have a coffee and enjoy the buzz of the town center or wander around the stalls surrounding the Mairie . Discover exciting delicacies and local produce including organic breads, cheeses, fruit, vegetables, meats and sausages and the renowned Charente honey.
Spend a day exploring the rolling hillsides of Bordeaux. Discover a variety of wines including Saint-Emilion, Medoc, Margaux, Pauillac and Pomerol . Learn what makes Bordeaux wine so special on one of the many vineyard and wine tasting tours
Cognac Vineyard Tours
There are a variety of Cognac vineyards that offer tours and samples of their wares, including a fascinating tour through the vineyards in a WW2 jeep. We would be delighted to help you with more details.
Futuroscope is less than an hour's drive where you can go to the 4 corners of the earth and your feet won't touch the ground. Travel to outer space or dance with robots or discover the Time machine and so much more!
La Vallee des Singes
A wildlife park dedicated to primates. No cages or fences, the park is designed to respect animal welfare. You will be immersed into understanding and observing more than 450 different species. Enjoy over 40 different feeding times and activities.
Aquatic centre in nearby Angouleme with both indoor and outdoor facilities including a 50m pool with diving areas, saunas, wave pool, lazy river and water slide .
Chateau de Bayers
Former 12th and 15th century fortified castle overlooking the Charente valley. Relive history whilst you discover the beautiful parkland, moat, prison and stunning interiors. Heritage days and guided tours available.