The Region

Nearby Airports :

Limoges Bellegarde (1h 30min): regular UK flights from Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester & Southampton .
Poitiers Biard (37min): regular UK flights from London Stansted & Edinburgh (summer) .


(10 minutes by car): Medieval town , with 3 fortresses and a museum ,  a thriving commercial district , many tourist amenities including restaurants, banks, swimming pools , cinemas and Saturday Market. Nearby at Civaux you can also visit a crocodile farm set inside a huge glass structure , and nearby at Diene you can enjoy an amusement park ,  ideal with young children .

Angles Sur L’Anglin

(10 minutes by car): Rated one of the most beautiful medieval villages in France with a castle  towering above the river, bathing facilities , a picnic area on the beach,  canoeing and horse riding facilities  in the summer .

St Savin

(15 minutes by car): St Savin features a famous  abbey  listed as  world heritage by l’unesco ,  on account of its  beautiful 12 th century frescoes.  Attractive  river , restaurants , jazz festival in August. Aquatic amusement center called  : “la Gassotte” .

Le Blanc

(20 minutes by car):  Picturesque town in an area called “le Berry “, Le Blanc is situated in the Indre county , and is in the middle of an area  rich in small and larger lakes : the Brenne National Park . An ideal place for cycling, hiking and carp fishing.


(20 minutes by car): On the same route towards Le Blanc, Fontgombault has an Abbey and  a Benedictine monastery where the monks sing  sunday mass in gregorian chanting.

La Roche Posay

(15 minutes  by car) : The spa town of La Roche-Posay ,  specialised in the treatment of skin  disorders enjoys an excellent reputation . It is also a charming town , that has preserved numerous remains of its medieval past, as illustrated by its keep and its machicolated gateway.Also many bars and restaurants. Not to be missed: the beautiful gardens of the Parc Thermal are a lovely place for a walk. There is also an 18 holes golf course , a horse racing course , and a lively casino with a restaurant .

Le Futuroscope

(35 minutes by car) : TripAdvisor® Travellers’ Choice award for 2016: one of the best Amusement Parks. Excellent day out  for the whole family, and  with scientific innovations


The Valley of Monkeys

La Vallée des Singes is only 1 hr away by car . You can walk among many species of monkeys , free to wander around you . A guaranteed  success  !


Loire valley chateaux :

Amboise , Chinon , Azay le rideau , Azay le Ferron, Villandry , Chenonceau , Richelieu , Saumur ,  are  all around one hour away by car , and they make excellent day outings .