All our French gites, cottages and villas are located east of La Rochelle in the Charente Maritime region of south west France. This area benefits from a micro climate and has the second most sunshine hours after the south coast. With the world famous vineyards of Bordeaux just an hour away, and hundreds of miles of coastline to enjoy all this sunshine, we believe we live in the best part of France !
We are just an easy 1 hr to 1hr30 drive from the coast, beaches and the famous coastal resorts of La Rochelle, Royan and Rochefort. Its also less than an hour to the inland towns of Angouleme, Niort and the area around Poitiers, so we are vey centrally located for the whole Charente Maritime Region. Closer to our gites, cottages and villas you will find Cognac, Saintes, St Savinien all within just 30mins drive.
We are well served with airports. Our closest is La Rochelle at about an hour away then Poitiers and Bordeaux at 1hr 30. Guests have also used Nantes and Limoges airports at about 2hrs away.
The ferry ports to the UK and Ireland are also within a comfortable drive. Roscoff and St Malo are just 4hrs away, Caen and Cherbourg at 6hrs and Calais and the tunnel at 8hrs. We can also offer you a 20% discount code for any Brittany ferry crossings.