Bed and Breakfast in Poitou Charentes
Bed and breakfast accommodation in Poitou Charentes
The Poitou Charentes region of western France is one of the sunniest regions in the country and the summer holiday destination for many people.
In summer, drive through fields of sunflowers to the Charentes beaches passing by quaint little villages. Visit the picturesque old fishing port of la Rochelle and the beautiful islands of Ile de Ré, Ile d'Oleron and Ile d'Aix where Napoleon once stayed.
See the tall ship Hermione in the old Charente maritime town of Rochefort or take the kids to the seaside resort of Royan and the nearby zoo at la Palmyre. If you're interested in history then head for Saintes, classified as a 'town of art and history'.
Escape the crowds on your holiday to the Poitou Charentes region by heading to the south of the Charentes department, a largely unspoiled rural area.
Visit the vineyards around Cognac that produce the grapes for that renowned spirit. Hire a bike and explore the Cognac vineyards on 2 wheels.
In the north of the Poitou Charentes region, the town of Poitiers with its historic centre and street side cafes is worth an explore or spend the day with the kids at the Futuroscope theme park. You won't be bored on a holiday to the Poitou Charentes region of western France.
Great value bed and breakfast near Saintes and the West Coast beaches
This is a beautifully renovated bed and breakfast near Saintes (7kms) and just 5kms from exit 35 of the A10 autoroute, making it an ideal spot for a stopover en route to your holiday in the South of France or Spain. The West Coast beaches are just 30kms away if you fancy staying longer - why not!
This is a well restored 18th century village farmhouse with beautiful old beams, thick exposed stone walls and a wonderful old open fireplace. It is located on a quiet little village back lane with
Great value B&B near Cognac, Saintes & West coast beaches of France
This 18th century farmhouse offers superb value bed & breakfast near Cognac (10 mins), Saintes (15 minutes), Angouleme and the Atlantic coast (45 minutes), just 1km from the little village of Chérac, right in the heart of the Charente vineyards.
The grapes from the vineyards that you can see from the garden of the B&B are used in the production of that tasty tipple, Cognac. La Rochelle and Bordeaux are also just 70 minutes away by car.
The B&B has loads of books, games
Peaceful B&B with swimming pool near Cognac vineyards and Saintes
This charming bed & breakfast guest house accommodation is located 15 minutes from Cognac, deep in the heart of the vineyards but also close to Saintes and St Jean d'Angély and in the Charentes-Maritimes area of France
The beautifully restored stone-built 18th century property has large garden of 7000 sqm, with mature trees and a swimming pool, surrounded by vineyards and fields of sunflowers.
Guests have use of a private sitting room where you can read tourist brochures, book
Eco-friendly bed and breakfast near Poitiers and Niort France
This is such a characterful B&B near Poitiers (54kms to the airport), just outside the village of Melle to the SE of Niort, really handy for access to the A10 autoroute.
This great value B&B is a beautifully restored country house with exposed stone walls, old oak beams, warmth and character. It's in such a peaceful setting too.
The accommodation will especially appeal to those who are environmentally conscious as it has recently been awarded the European Ecolabel status.
B&B near Saintes and la Rochelle with swimming pool
This charming B&B near Saint-Jean-d'Angély is a great spot for a short break near the beaches of the west coast of France. La Rochelle airport and the Atlantic coast beaches are a mere 54kms away and there are numerous places to visit in the area.
In Saint-Jean-d'Angely there's a lively Saturday market as well as numerous cafes and restaurants and a large lake where you can go boating, fishing and kayaking.
The sandy beaches of Royan, La Rochelle, Ile d'Oleron and Ile de R
B&B near Angouleme, Limoges and Poitiers in France
This delightful 'Maison Bourgeoise' built in 1835 offers charming bed and breakfast accommodation in the triangle of the historic cities of Angouleme (40mins), Limoges (50mins) and Poitiers (1hr) and 1 hour from Cognac.
This British-owned B&B is in the heart of the tranquil village of Ansac sur Vienne where you will find a couple of café bars, an excellent boulangerie/patisserie, boucherie, epicerie and pharmacy.
The property has attractive rear gardens of about 1/3 of an acre
Family friendly B&B near Angouleme in the Poitou Charentes, France
For a peaceful stopover that is also family friendly and great value, this lovely little bed and breakfast near Angouleme (which is 20 mins to the South) is a great choice. It is in the village of La Terne, just off the N10 which is the road to La Rochelle.
The B&B is surrounded by 1.3 hectares of land which includes gardens and a children's play area - the kids will soon wear themselves out on the trampoline and swings after being cooped up in the car on a long journey!
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Charming B&B near Cognac and Angouleme, Charente France
This charming Anglo-Dutch owned bed and breakfast accommodation is perfectly located on the edge of a small village and within easy reach of Angouleme, Jarnac and Cognac, in the midst of the vineyards that are renowned for making the world famous brandies.
The guest house accommodation is just 30 minutes from Angouleme airport and 90 minutes from la Rochelle, Bordeaux, Poitiers and Limoges airports with their daily flights from the UK in the summer season. If you are travelling by road, the
Quality bed and breakfast near Cognac amongst the vineyards
This British-owned charming bed and breakfast near Cognac is in the sunny Charentes region of France, 2 minutes from the pretty village of Rouillac, 15 minutes from the playground that is the Charente river at Jarnac and just 30 minutes from Angouleme and the same to Cognac.
The 300 yr old property is surrounded by sunflowers and vineyards which produce grapes destined for the Courvoisier Cognac house in Jarnac. It is a wonderfully tranquil situation - many guests simply enjoy relaxing in th
Charming boutique B&B suite near Angouleme
What a wonderful setting for this charming boutique B&B near Angouleme in the sunny Charente area of western France. It's perfectly located both for a stop off en route to your holiday in the SW of France and for a longer stay to discover this interesting area.
The beautiful manor house is set amongst fields and forests near the village of Rougnac just 20kms to the south of Angouleme. The picturesque towns of Brantome, Riberac and Aubeterre are all within a short drive, as are the vineyar
Charming townhouse B&B in Saint Jean d'Angely
Alice loves welcoming guests into her home, a charming B&B on the edge of the medieval town of Saint Jean d'Angely in the sunny Charentes area of western France. Junction 34 of the A10 autoroute is only a few miles away.
The lovely old bourgeois townhouse dates back to 1864 and has been transformed into a warm and welcoming B&B guest house.
Big, high-ceilinged rooms, marble fireplaces and the original beautiful old cool tiled floors have all been retained. But modern elements have
Charming bed and breakfast between Saintes and Bordeaux
What a beautiful, peaceful situation for this lovely old 19th Century former wine grower’s farmhouse B&B near Cognac and Mirambeau (J37 of the A10 autoroute) in the sunny Charentes.
The property has beautiful views of the surrounding vineyards which produce Cognac & the delicious aperitif Pineau. The wine producing regions of Blaye, Medoc, Bordeaux and St Emilion are all also within easy reach.
Guests are welcome to enjoy the south facing garden where you can relax at the en
In the north east of the Poitou Charentes region, explore the Marais Poitevin area. The Marais Poitevin is a region of marshes and canals, best explored on a boat which can be hired from any one of the towns here.
The Poitou Charentes is also known for its historical abbeys, churches and castles. The town of Thouars is overlooked by a lovely 17th century castle, the town of Parthenay in Poitou Charentes with its castle ruins and medeval centre is in a picturesque setting on the banks of the river, or close to Niort, visit the 15th century Chateau de Cherveux.
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