Hit the beach! There are more than 100 to choose from
Futuroscope: the amazing theme park with 4D thrills, 3D films and more...
Sunset over the bridge to the lovely island of Ile de Ré
Marais Poitevin - our 'Green Venice'
Relax at the luxurious Le Clos Saint Martin hotel with its Clarins spa
The elegant Château de la Roche Courbon
Golden sunflowers in the beautiful countryside
Poitou-Charentes…welcome to our region
Sandy beaches, historic towns, pretty villages, golden sunflower fields and elegant châteaux… But the Poitou-Charentes is not just beautiful, it’s also full of things to see and do – cycling, riding, water sports, fishing, festivals, markets, fun parks and animal parks and more…
It’s that time of the year again, when villages hang up their fairy lights and Christmas markets bring festive cheer – and Père Noël. Here’s where to find a great market along the French Atlantic coast.
Island idyll: Ile-de-Ré
The Poitou-Charentes is perfect for family holidays – child-friendly beaches with supervised games, animal parks of sharks, birds, monkeys and tigers, great theme parks, tree-top walks, safe paths for cycling and riding, miniature boats to sail, a train that runs on chip fat oil and more…
Great days out!
We’ve got 26 great ideas for you – complete with itineraries! Whether you’re after some time by the beach, in the lovely countryside or lively town, in the mood for animal fun or taking in some history, or perhaps walking, cycling or taking to the water – there’s something for everyone.