PLACES TO VISIT
Europe’s first international nature and fishing centre with 100 hectares of fishing lakes. On the complex there is also an aquarium, shops, restaurant and on Sunday through the summer season, a Farmers’ Market.
Location from property: 15 mins via D744
Go karting at Circuit de Karting is a great day out for all ages.
Location from property: 20 mins via D744
Built around 1370 this historic chateau was used as a military hospital in the First World War. Restored in 1990, Chateau St. Mesmin is now a treasured tourist attraction in the Deux-Sèvres.
Location from property: 10 mins via D744
The largest area of marshland on France’s Atlantic coastline is full of wildlife. Explore the canals and waterways (known as Green Venice) by traditional flat-bottomed boats. A romantic place to visit with quay-side restaurants.
Location from property: 60 mins via D744
The Deux-Sèvres and Vendée areas have wine producers where you can go, taste and buy direct. This link takes you to a directory of wine producers around Saumur.
Location from property: 50 mins via D159
A 29 hectare listed park containing 12 hectares of stunning Japanese gardens, representing elements of the Japanese culture and the natural cycle of life.
Location from property: 35 mins via N249
If you are looking for somewhere in the local area to eat this French Restaurant is a must.
The owners are very welcoming and friendly, the food is excellent with a good range of wine to choose from.
Location from property: 4 mins via D744
A charming café/restaurant run by an English couple, located in the heart of the historical and touristic town of Vouvant, dominated by the ancient tower of the legendary Mélusine.
Location from property: 30 mins via D938T
In a luxurious and prestigious setting, offering gourmet cuisine using ingredients inspired by the seasons, this restaurant rivals some of the best in the region. A visit is essential to complete your perfect holiday.
Location from property: 30 mins via D744