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Poitou-Charentes

Popular with the discerning French, Poitou-Charentes has all the ingredients for a wonderful holiday in western France. This is an area of great variety; miles of golden sandy beaches, fields of vineyards, marshes rich in wildlife and medieval cities. We can offer self catering accommodation throughout the region; take a look at our villas in Poitou-Charentes.

Imagine vast beaches, historic castles and lighthouses, romantic islands and the freshest seafood all packed into one holiday. Then visit Poitou-Charentes. Nestled on France''s western coast and with a lovely unspoilt interior, it''s a hub for lovers of the outdoor life.

The historic medieval capital Poitiers in fact offering 2000 years of history with quaint streets, charming squares, delightful gardens and the architectural masterpiece that is Notre Dame la Grande, one of the region''s finest churches.

Make sure you visit the medieval fishing town of La Rochelle. Guarded by the picturesque Vieux Fort with its twin towers, there''s much to see and do. Step on board historic ships at the town''s maritime museum or visit one of Europe''s largest aquariums. With 160km of cycle tracks, it''s easy to take a ride to Ile de Re or ''White Island'' across the toll bridge to visit some of France''s most beautiful villages.

For wonderful beaches you''re spoilt for choice. Visit the resort of Royan with five sandy bays ranging from secluded covers to acres of golden sand. If you like to get away from it all visit the car free Aix Island, and take a horse and cart tour to visit the house where Napolean surrendered to the English. Olreon Island is also another wonderful destination with no less than 25 sandy beaches and the famous Chassiron lighthouse. The Gironde Estuary is packed with charming fishing villages.

Poitou-Charentes also has much to offer inland. Marais Poitevin is known as France''s ''green Venice''. An extensive wetland, best explored by boat or bike, you can enjoy birdwatching, nature trails or outdoor adventures. Don''t forget to sample the area''s specialities.

The area also has some great leisure facilities including France''s biggest leisure park Futuroscope near Poitiers and La Palmyre Zoo.

No holiday would be complete without great food and Poitou-Charentes has it in abundance. Famous for its seafood particularly oysters, the restaurants, cafes and markets offer some of France''s best cuisine. Start searching for holiday cottages in Poitou-Charentes for an unforgettable holiday.
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  • Moutiers-sous-Argenton, Deux-Sèvres,
    Moutiers-sous-Argenton, Deux-Sèvres, ×

    La Maison Blanche

    Moutiers-sous-Argenton, Deux-Sèvres,

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    3
    2
    2
    Ref: FJD032
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This charming holiday home in the beautiful region of Poitou-Charentes is just the place to come to recharge...

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  • St. Jean d’Angély, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
    St. Jean d’Angély, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes×

    Domaine du Petit Oulme

    St. Jean d’Angély, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

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    3
    1
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    Ref: F17274
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Near the charming village of Aulnay and five minutes drive from the old town of St. Jean d’Angély stands...

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  • Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
    Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes×

    Mage

    Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

    10
    5
    2
    1
    Ref: T79019
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This farmhouse, situated in a very quiet, sleepy village ’off the beaten track’, has been carefully...

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  • Rioux, near Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
    Rioux, near Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes×

    Chez Chabot

    Rioux, near Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

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    3
    2
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    Ref: F17355
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This three-bedroom, traditional Charente house has been transformed by the owner into a spacious and bright...

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  • Loudun, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes
    Loudun, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes×

    Château de Nue

    Loudun, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

    6
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: F86129
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    In a secluded and quiet position near the attractive town of Loudun, this 19th-century château is full of...

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  • Puihardy, Poitou-Charentes
    Puihardy, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Vieille Longère

    Puihardy, Poitou-Charentes

    8
    4
    2
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    Ref: FJD031
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This detached barn conversion, originally over 200 years old, boasts a private swimming pool and has been...

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  • Brossac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes
    Brossac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes×

    L’Étang Vallier - Les Pins 2

    Brossac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes

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    3
    2
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    Ref: FJC067
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    This complex comprises many holiday homes, and these two properties (FJC066 and FJC067) are set in 8 hectares of...

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  • Mouzon, Charente, Poitou-Charentes
    Mouzon, Charente, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Chouette Grange

    Mouzon, Charente, Poitou-Charentes

    9
    4
    4
    0
    Ref: FJC048
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    La Chouette Grange has been cleverly restored to a very good standard. The converted barn offers guests a truly...

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  • Genouillé, Vienne,
    Genouillé, Vienne, ×

    Au Bord du Village

    Genouillé, Vienne,

    9
    4
    2
    2
    Ref: FJV027
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This pretty semi-detached four bedroom, two bathroom cottage has its own private swimming pool and lies on the...

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  • Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Poitou-Charentes
    Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Poitou-Charentes×

    Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

    Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Poitou-Charentes

    6
    3
    1
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    Ref: FCH186
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio

    This lovely, first and second floor, 3 bedroom apartment is situated 300m from the centre of the pretty little resort...

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  • Aytré, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
    Aytré, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Doucéane

    Aytré, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: F17358
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This three bedroom, two bathroom, detached holiday home with private unheated swimming pool is bright and spacious....

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  • Pillac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes
    Pillac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes×

    Josephine

    Pillac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes

    8
    4
    2
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    Ref: F16213
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This well-equipped, detached villa has distant views overlooking the picturesque countryside from the shaded terrace...

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