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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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What’s on in Autumn in Poitou-Charentes?

Autumn sunset gite in France

The autumn equinox arrived on 21st September and for us in Vanzay, was celebrated with a warm sunny day. Of course, the days are shorter and the morning and evenings fresher, but the days remain, for now at least, clear…

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Getting the Bride to the church on time

Citroen DS23 Wedding Car

Citroën DS23ie on wedding duty I was driving the Citroën DS23ie down to the Dordogne to provide our wedding car service at a most beautiful event when to my horror the oil pressure warning light came on some 40km into a round…

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Gîtes With Pool … now with pool bar

An old friend and me were sitting by the swimming pool last summer daydreaming about having cold beer and wine at hand, since it is a bit of a walk back to the house to refresh one’s glass. And so…

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