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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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  • Dompierre-sur-Charente, Charente Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
    Dompierre-sur-Charente, Charente Maritime, Poitou-Charentes×

    Chez Robin

    Dompierre-sur-Charente, Charente Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

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    Ref: FA149
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Set in the grounds of owners’ home, this cottage was originally part of the outbuildings and has been restored...

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  • Le Vigeant, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes
    Le Vigeant, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes×

    Périoux

    Le Vigeant, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

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    Ref: FJV028
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Situated at the end of a quiet road, Périoux offers a peaceful and tranquil setting while being close...

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  • Curçay-sur-Dive, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes
    Curçay-sur-Dive, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes×

    Le Petit Moulin

    Curçay-sur-Dive, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

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    Ref: F86128
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Only a short drive to Saumur and Chinon and their famous vineyards, the setting of this semi-detached holiday property...

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  • La Flotte-en-Ré, Poitou-Charentes
    La Flotte-en-Ré, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Flotte-en-Ré

    La Flotte-en-Ré, Poitou-Charentes

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    Ref: FCH166
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool

    The Île de Ré is a veritable paradise set on the ocean across from La Rochelle. The land is level and...

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  • St. Aubin-de-Plain, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
    St. Aubin-de-Plain, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes×

    The Lake House

    St. Aubin-de-Plain, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: F79143
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    The Lake House is a delightful character farmhouse, a 16th-century baronial hunting lodge, set in 10-acre private...

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  • Jarnac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes
    Jarnac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes×

    La Seringa

    Jarnac, Charente, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: F16216
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set in a very quiet position in a tiny old stone village in between Cognac, Jarnac and Angoulême, this old...

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  • La Bossière-en-Gâtine, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
    La Bossière-en-Gâtine, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes×

    Le Genet

    La Bossière-en-Gâtine, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: FA274
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set on the edge of a tiny rural hamlet, this delightful, comfortably furnished, old stone farmhouse offers peace and...

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  • Marigny, nr. Niort, Poitou-Charentes
    Marigny, nr. Niort, Poitou-Charentes×

    Marigny, nr. Niort

    Marigny, nr. Niort, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: W13022
    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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  • Gémozac, Poitou-Charentes
    Gémozac, Poitou-Charentes×

    Gémozac

    Gémozac, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: W15032
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This semi-detached holiday property is situated in a hamlet on the outskirts of Gémozac and retains many...

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  • La Barde, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
    La Barde, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes×

    Logis de la Treille - Kingfisher

    La Barde, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: F17348
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Logis de la Treille is set in a lovely position, on the border of Charente-Maritime, Gironde and Dordogne. It shares...

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  • Les Forges, Poitou-Charentes
    Les Forges, Poitou-Charentes×

    Les Forges

    Les Forges, Poitou-Charentes

    6
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    Ref: FJD041
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Set on a holiday park, both properties make comfortable accommodation in the Poitou-Charentes region, where the sun...

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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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    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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