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During your stay


During your stay


During your stay

Futuroscope - Poitiers

One of France's most popular amusement parks and the only one of its kind in Europe, with over 25 original experiences waiting for you. (approx 1.5 hour drive)

Aventure parc - Massignac

Situated in Massignac, this adventure park offers more than 70 activities amongst the trees. 7 different courses of varying difficulties, a long zip line across the lake, bungee jumping, forest jump airbags for adults and children alike. (approx 40 min drive)

Vallee des signes - near Civray

The Valley of the Monkeys, a zoo dedicated to primates. Apes, monkeys & lemurs living in natural habitats with walk-through enclosures. This is both an entertainment venue but also a place of knowledge of wilderness and ecological awareness. (approx 40 min drive)

Oradour - Centre of Memory

The Centre of Memory explains the tragic events in Oradour-sur-Glane June 10, 1944, where 642 people were massacred by the Waffen SS Das Reich division. The village has remained intact after the passage of the Nazis. (approx 20 min drive)

Nautilis Water Park - Angouleme

Large indoor and outdoor Waterpark to suit the whole family (approx 1 hour drive)

Restaurant Les Tilleuls

Really great restaurant for a great value menu de jour! Excellent food and service. Very clean. Very good prices. Small simple restaurant in a beautiful village.


1 Place des Tilleuls, 16500 Esse. Cosy, outdoor seating. Great cocktails.

Restaurant Bar Epicerie La Mandragore

Homely: simple and friendly, quiet and green.

The Chip Shop

Lovely food , good old fish and chips. Lovely staff very helpful. Dining indoors or outside near the river.

ARThé Confolens

Tearoom and Art gallery, good vegetarian selection.

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