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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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  • Thouars, Deux-Sèvres
    Thouars, Deux-Sèvres×

    Mage

    Thouars, Deux-Sèvres

    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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  • Coulonges-sur-l’Autize
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    Coulonges-sur-l’Autize

    Coulonges-sur-l’Autize

    10
    5
    3
    0
    Ref: FJD029
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This lovely holiday house has a superb outdoor swimming pool and acres of private space to sit and relax or play...

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  • Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Charente-Maritime
    Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Charente-Maritime×

    La Maison du Papillon

    Romegoux, near St. Savinien, Charente-Maritime

    11
    5
    3
    0
    Ref: F17297
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This very pretty detached holiday villa is set in a quiet village between Rochefort, La Rochelle and Saintes. It has...

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  • Chasseneuil, Charente
    Chasseneuil, Charente×

    La Ferme d’Alba

    Chasseneuil, Charente

    11
    6
    4
    1
    Ref: F16157
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    Set in the countryside between Limoges and La Rochefoucauld, this old stone farm is located in a very peaceful...

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  • Sérigny
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    Sérigny

    Sérigny

    12
    6
    4
    0
    Ref: FJV023
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This traditional cottage consists of two self-contained properties (FJV023 and FJV024)connected by a conservatory....

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  • Irais, Deux-Sèvres
    Irais, Deux-Sèvres×

    Le Tilleul

    Irais, Deux-Sèvres

    12
    6
    4
    0
    Ref: FJD025
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Offering 5 bedrooms and an annex (sleeping 2), this property exudes charm and period character, featuring original...

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  • Villeneuve, Charente
    Villeneuve, Charente×

    Domaine de Villeneuve

    Villeneuve, Charente

    14
    7
    6
    0
    Ref: F16184
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    A superb large family Charentaise house with large enclosed garden, perfect for a large group of friends or two...

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  • Cressé, Charente-Maritime
    Cressé, Charente-Maritime×

    Chez Gill

    Cressé, Charente-Maritime

    15
    7
    6
    0
    Ref: FA236
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    A delightful, spacious property, beautifully renovated to provide comfortable and stylish holiday accommodation. In...

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