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Where to stay

* Hotels, Châteaux, B&B, Gîtes, Camping, Boats in Poitou-Charentes

Eating Out

* Eating out in French restaurants

Food & Drink

* Excellent wine from the Poitou-Charentes – yes really!

* Delicious pineau – how to drink it & where to buy it

* Tuck into the food and drink of the Poitou-Charentes

What to see

* The gorgeous beaches of the Poitou-Charentes

* The wild beauty of the Côte Sauvage

* Marais Poitevin – take in the beauty of the ‘Green Venice’

* The most beautiful villages of the Poitou-Charentes

* The quintessential French port town of La Rochelle

* The sandy beaches, stunning sea views and laid-back French life of l’ÃŽle de Ré

* The bustling seaside resort town of Royan

* Winding streets, historic buildings and shopping – fall for the charm of Angoulême

* The historic town of Poitiers

* The charming seaside town of Fouras

* The Roman town of Saintes and the Val de Saintonge

* Animal magic! Zoos, animal parks & aquariums

* Poitou-Charentes – land of Richard the Lionheart, Pilgrims and Huguenots

What to do

* An introduction to cycling, cycling holidays and bike hire

* Golfing and golf courses

* Going to market

* Cognac: its history, tastings – and cognac tours

* The fabulous theme park that is Futuroscope!

* Garden centres and plant nurseries


* A fabulous family holiday in the Poitou-Charentes!

* Short break ideas