Built as a naval base and ancient ship building dock Rochefort makes for a great day out…
Just 12minutes away is Planet Ski…
The corks will be popping in Bordeaux on 1 June when Cité du Vin opens its doors.
We are delighted to appoint the well known landscape artist Simon Stooks as artist in residence!
The heavy gabares (flat bottomed boats), loaded with stones from Saint Même les Carrières or weapons made in Ruelle or eaux-de-vie from Cognac, used to go down the Charente river to the sea from where they returned loaded… Read More
There is a gorgeous Goat farm in Rouillac just 5 minutes away which runs guided visits for groups of 4 + for 4 Euros per person. A great afternoon out.
Just 5 minutes by car gets you to a wonderful stables where we can arrange for you to have lessons, go for a hack or take part in a week long course.
Tasting Cognac is an essential part of a visit to the Charente. Cognac, like Champagne, is unique in the world. This tiny region is world famous for producing the finest spirit in a class all of its own.
8 hectares of playing fields in an idyllic riverside setting is perfect for a fun day out. With a great open air cafe there is plenty to eat and drink but also many places to picnic quietly and… Read More
General Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa was entrusted by Octavian to subdue and reorganise the Gauls.