The city of Angoulême
Visit the beautiful city of Angoulême and discover its artistic heritage with a trip to the comic museum, artists’ residence, and art house cinema, followed by a relaxing lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will have the option of visiting a Charentaise Factory, to learn about the production of the region’s iconic slippers, or a chocolate factory to take part in hands-on workshops.
Spend quality time as a family in the beautiful Charente countryside with an activity-packed morning at the Cep Enchante playing fun cultural games, followed by a gourmet picnic. In the afternoon, you will board a traditional barge and float down Charente river to the pretty village of Saint-Simon.
A day in Rochefort
Discover the charming port town of Rochefort and the craft of nautical rope-making in a fun family workshop. Lunch will be served as a picnic or at a local restaurant, followed by trip to Accro-Mâts adventure park for an activity-packed afternoon, or a tour around the famed Hermione frigate where you will learn how seamen live and work.
Explore the coastal city of Rochelle, home to one of the largest private aquariums in Europe, a collection of beautiful harbours and a historic old town.
Stroll through the spectacular Charente countryside accompanied by or on board a donkey, pausing for a gourmet picnic lunch before journeying to either the ancient Abbey of Fontdouce, dating back to 1111, or to the Paléosite where you will be immersed in the prehistoric world of our ancestors.