Châtignac village 1 km
Tennis court and pétanque
L’etang Valliers Brossac 6 kms (9 mins)
Large swimming lake with mini golf, forest walks and a clubhouse with weekly live music in the summer.
Chalais 11 kms (11 mins)
Chateau du Chalais with its Le Relais restaurant providing stunning food and wine. Market day Monday morning
Conte et Filles Chillac 11 kms (12 mins)
Pineau and Cognac distillerie
Tours and tasting
Guizengeard Lac 14kms (19 mins)
Old kaolin quarry returned to nature.
Various walks from 20 mins to up to 2 hours, visit on a sunny day for the most stunning azure blues.
Aubeterre sun Dronne 19kms (20 mins) Stunning Medieval village with Europe’s largest subterranean church. Many small shops including pottery, arts & crafts. There is a large river beach with excellent kayaking. Market day Sunday.
Circuit du Haute-Saintonge 22 kms (23 mins)
Karting track and circuit event days
Poltrot Outdoor Activities Park 23kms (21 mins)
Maze, orientation, high ropes, kayaking
St Aulay 24 kms (24 mins)
Home of the first woman to travel around the world! River beach, children’s playgrounds.
Ribérac 37 kms (38 mins)
Medium sized town with various small shops and restaurants. Large Market Friday am – highly recommended. Specialities in September (truffles) & December (Nuts)
Jonzac 43 kms (41 mins)
Beautiful spa town home of Chateau de Jonzac, with its indoor market and indoor water park there is plenty for all the family. Market days are Tuesday & Friday and in high season also a Wedsesday night.
Cognac 58kms (57 mins)
Home of Hennessy and Remy-Matin and many distillery tours. Based on the river Charente, it has boat trips, parks, the Museum of Arts & Saint Gobain Glassworks. Indoor market Tuesday – Saturday
St Émillion 60 kms (58 mins)
UNESCO city (tours)
Largest wine producing region in Bordeaux
See the The Paths of Craftsmanship (narrow streets lined with artists and their work) and the Cordeliers Cloister (Cloister with underground caves of sparkling wine).
Château de la Rochefoucaulde 67 kms (59 mins)
Stunning 14th century Chateau. Market days are Wednesday & Saturday.
Brantôme 70 kms (62 mins)
Known as the Venice of the Perigord, an island town surrounded by the River Drone. Visit Dordognes most prestigious Abbey, the Troglodytic grottos, cruise the Dronne or just just take in the atmosphere. Small food market on Friday.
Bordeaux 93 kms (69 mins)
Shopping, Arts, Brocantes to name but a few…
Rue St Catherine – longest shopping street in Europe
Place de la Bourse – Fountain & mirror d’eau
Place de la Quinconces – largest city square in Europe
Grosse Cloche – large 18th century bell over a jail.
Various excellent markets daily.
Daily and weekly brocantes events www.brocobrac.fr and just select your department 16 – Charente.
Verteillac (first Sunday of every month) outdoor brocante is excellent.
Reclamation Yard – Confolens
La Caverne du Denicheur – Saint-Michel, Angouleme
Emmanus – Angouleme
Recyclerie Brocantes de Belleue – Baignes
Golf d’Aubeterre, Manoir de Longveau 16390 Pillac 21 kms (23 mins)
Golf du Cognac, 16100 Saint-Brice 53 kms (52 mins)
There are many restaurants in the local area from Michelin star level to good honest local cuisine. Depending on what you are looking for, we can advise to suit your tastes and help with booking a table if you need it.