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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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  • Montignac-le-Coq×

    Montignac-le-Coq

    Montignac-le-Coq

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    Ref: FJC046
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This holiday cottage nestles on the hillside of the hamlet of Servolle and features a large garden with a...

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  • Marigny, nr. Niort×

    Marigny, nr. Niort

    Marigny, nr. Niort

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    Ref: W12539
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    These three wonderful holiday properties, completely renovated by the British owners, enjoy shared use of an...

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  • Talmont-sur-Gironde ×

    Talmont-sur-Gironde

    Talmont-sur-Gironde

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    Ref: FCH092
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    These simple but well maintained, 2 bedroom, terraced holiday gites, situated within the owner’s grounds,...

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  • Beurlay, Charente-Maritime×

    Relais du Colombier

    Beurlay, Charente-Maritime

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    Ref: F17350
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    In between the Roman town of Saintes and the naval city of Rochefort, this 17th-century Charentaise house is set in...

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  • Cherves-Châtelars, Charente×

    Le Vieux Four

    Cherves-Châtelars, Charente

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    Ref: F16212
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set in peaceful rural hamlet above the village of Cherves-Châtelars, this former hamlet bakery has retained the...

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  • Messé, nr. Poitiers×

    Messé, nr. Poitiers

    Messé, nr. Poitiers

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    Ref: W13604
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This detached single storey holiday cottage with private swimming pool combines peace and quiet with comfort and...

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  • Traversay, nr. Chaunay×

    Traversay, nr. Chaunay

    Traversay, nr. Chaunay

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    Ref: W15223
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Standing in a large courtyard next to the owner’s home, this stone holiday cottage with its bright and...

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  • Neuvy-Bouin, Deux-Sèvres×

    La Boninière

    Neuvy-Bouin, Deux-Sèvres

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    Ref: F79149
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This spacious gîte has been thoughtfully renovated throughout, whilst retaining charming original oak beams...

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  • Aubeterre-sur-Dronne×

    Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

    Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

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    Ref: FJC062
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio

    These beautiful holiday apartments (refs FJC061 and FJC062) are situated in the heart of the beautiful village...

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  • Massignac×
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    Ref: FJC054
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This delightful, semi-detached holiday property is constructed of wood and brick and stands not far from the town...

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  • Gondeville×

    Gondeville

    Gondeville

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    Ref: FJC058
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    These two pretty terraced cottages (FJC058 and FJC059) both sleep 4 guests and sit nestled in the Charente...

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  • Gondeville×

    Gondeville

    Gondeville

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    Ref: FJC059
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    These two pretty terraced cottages (FJC058 and FJC059) both sleep 4 guests and sit nestled in the Charente...

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