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       The town of Cognac: (30 Mins)
    
    The town of Cognac is famous all over the world thanks to Cognac, the grape based spirit that has been made here for the past 300 years. One of the most popular tourist attractions is a tour of one of the many distilleries.
    The old town is a mix of narrow medieval timber framed houses and grander mansions.To discover : its Chateau, church, the priory, museums and its towers.....
   Take a cruise on a "bateau-mouche" or a gabare - the traditional flat-bottomed oak boat that once used to transport cognac, salt......, and now tranports visitors along the Charente.
    The open air leisure centre André Mermet  (
www.grand-cognac.fr/base-plein-air ) offers kayaking, canoeing, pedalos, playgrounds, skate park, bouncy castle and slides, cafes and restaurant....

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    The town of Saintes: (40 Mins)

    The city offerss4 circuits to discover on foot the wealth of Saintes : the old town with the roman amphiteathre, the Abbaye aux Dames, the museums, the Thermes de Sainte-Saloine , the Belvédère.....
    By walking in the pedestrian streets, you can take advantage of a wide choice of shops, secondhand goods dealers and restaurants.
    
Take a cruise on a "bateau-mouche" , a gabare or a santon, a small electric boat.

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saintes.htm 

 

 
 
 




    The town of Saint Jean D'Angely: (20 Mins)



    The old town with the Royal Abbey, la Gross Horloge (a stone clock tower), the Fontaine du Pilori, the half-timbered houses, the medieval alleys, the museum.....
    A leisure park on a lake adjacent to the river Boutonne includes activities such as
canoeing, kayaking, pédalo, skate park, a mini golf course.....
    Ballads and hikes along the river Boutonne

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saint-jean-d-angely.htm

 
 
 




    Without forgetting Angoulême, Rochefort, La Rochelle, Royan, the Ile D'Oléron, the Ile D'Aix...


    Parks and Zoos:

    The Asinerie du baudet du poitou to Dampierre-sur-Boutonne (30 Mins) www.facebook.com/Asinerie
    Zoodyssée of Chizé (30 Mins) www.zoodyssee.org
    Zoo de la Palmyre (1h25) www.zoo-palmyre.fr
    The Aquarium of La Rochelle (1h20) www.aquarium-larochelle.com
    Paléosite to Saint-Césaire (30 Mins) www.paleosite.fr
    Le Cep Enchanté to Macqueville (10 Mins) www.lecepenchante.com
    Le Futuroscope to Poitiers (1h10) www.futuroscope.com
    La planète des crocodiles to Civaux (1h50)  www.planete-crocodiles.com
    Parc aventure de la vallée de Fontdouce to Saint Bris des Bois (30 Mins) www.fontdouce.com
    Le Château des énigmes to Pons (55 Mins) www.chateau-enigmes.com
    Yaka-Jouer to Saint Laurent de la Prée (1h00) www.yaka-jouer.com
    Le Puy du Fou to Les Epesses (2h00) www.puydufou.com


    Pedestrian and bike path:

   Besides the path of Saint Jacques de Compostelle which go through Saint Jean d'Angely (25mins), the region offers multiple possibility of ballads, hikes or bikes.
    Ballads in bike or by feet are fromHaimps or its surroundings.
      
    We hold at your disposaltopographical guides and maps to discover our region.

    
    Miscellaneous:

    Leisure park of Thors (10 mins) Pédalos, mini-golf, bathing, cafes.....
    Aquatic center Atlantys to Saint Jean D'Angely (25 Mins) www.piscineatlantys.fr
    Bowling and Billiards table to Saintes (40 Mins)
    Fishing in family to Saint Césaire (30 Mins) www.pisciculture-saintcesaire.fr
    Marais Poitevin to La Ronde (1h15) www.bjr-tourisme.com
    The Lapidiales à Port-d'Envaux (45 Mins) Old stony careers which welcome sculptors
    But you can also find walks in carriage, visit of castles, of abbeys, sea excursions, rent of boats...