Gite du Calme - Gite Self Catering Holiday Rental Poitou Charente SW France
The Cognac houses, to name but a few, Hennessy, Remy Martin, Courvoisier, Camus, Martell all based in Cognac have informative tours where you can learn the history of Cognac making and of course be able to taste all the different vintages.
In the Poitou Charente region there are many man made lakes with authentic sandy beach areas with surrounding parkland. They usually have a restaurant/cafe and water sports facilities. They are free to swim in and make a great day out.
Boating, Golf, Fishing, Cognac tours, Cycling, Riding, Lakes, Bird watching and Hunting in Winter.
If you like riding there are many stables close to the Gite that are suitable for riders of all ages and ability. Boating and canoeing are both very popular and all size boats can be hired from Cognac or Saintes. There are many cycling routes around the gite through the forest and for walkers there is an abundance of lovely walks along the river and through vineyards and forest.
At Gite du Calme you are just minutes away from the Charente river where there are many good fishing spots for Trout and Carp. Around the region you can choose either Course or Sea fishing.
There are many great tourist attractions in the Charente Maritime area, two that close to our accommodation; The newly opened Neolithic interactive centre, Paleosite and the Trout farm Pisciculture where you can go and catch your very own trout on a large lake in beautiful surroundings, cook your very own fish and eat it at the prepared outside restaurant.
Local Area 3
Cognac Gite holiday farm house Charente Maritime Poitou Charente SW France