Category: Out and about


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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2015 Calendar of Events in Charroux

Holiday events in Poitou Charentes, gite holidays, music festivals

Charroux is a small medieval town in the southern borders of Vienne, about 25 minutes drive from Vanzay. This ancient town is notable for the large 8th century Benedictine Abbaye du Saint Sauveur, whose lantern tower, known as the Charlemagne…

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5 Reasons to Holiday in France Right Now

Cheap French holidays in gites

Of course there are plenty of reasons to take a holiday in France at any time, but right now there are five particularly good reasons why a holiday in France makes perfect sense.

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New Family Attractions in Poitou-Charentes

Summertime family entertainment is certainly important to the French and the habit of adding new innovations to established attractions reinforces this point and keeps the attractions modern and entertaining. So, for 2015 visitors, here are three new attractions that are…

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Art Tourism and Creative Workshops in Poitou-Charentes

Poitou-Charentes has been a popular region for artists and art lovers for many years because of its rich architectural and cultural heritage and profusion of striking scenes. If you are looking to do something art or creativity-based as part of…

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