Category: Guest posts


Easter with guests from Norway

Last Easter we had the pleasure of two families from Norway staying for a few days in both gîtes. The purpose of their visit: to spend four days driving each of our classic cars around the region.

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Cycling in Poitou-Charentes

Cycling tips and bike rides in Poitou-Charentes An article written by a friend that perfectly describes how to get the most out of exploring the area by bike. The great Belgian rider Eddy Merckx said: ‘Ride as much or as…

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Swimming Lakes & Beaches

A guest post by Nick Giraudeau We are the Giraudeau family: my wife, Miriam, daughters Phoebe and Hannah and me, Nick. We had a two week holiday in August staying at  La Petite Maison at La Ferme de l’église and…

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Classic Living for a Week in Poitou-Charentes

Guest post by Anne and Dick Francis following their holiday at our gîte, La Grange, in June. Dick is a professional historic car restorer: http://www.carrosserie.co.uk

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Great guest comments

When we bought this place, we wanted something with a couple of gîtes, for two reasons really.  We both have large families and it’s ideal for putting them up, along with friends.  And also to see if we could attract…

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