Chateaux Monuments and Historic Treasures
plenty to explore
From the Romanesque buildings scattered throughout the Saintonge to the miltary defences of Vauban; from grand Chataux to small hamlets. There is plenty to explore in our region.
This nearby beautiful 15th century moated chateau is well worth a visit - open afternoons from May to September, and from 10:30 in July and August. Also see the Poitou Donkeys at the l'Asinerie du Baudet du Poitou.
9 miles / 15 minutes
Dating from 1900, the bridge is one of only eight of this type remaining in the World, and is a national treasure.
The largest chateau in the Charente -Maritime. Open all year round, there are guided tours in English at 12:00 on Thursdays from mid May to Mid September, but not during August.
31 miles / 47 minutes