Leisure activities

If the peace, tranquility and relaxation becomes to much for you, this beautiful part of France has so much to offer. Here’s just a few of our favorites.


Coastal, Romanesque churches, Cognac and wine trails are just some of the drives available in the area. Booklets and routes are available in the gite.


« Les Antilles », Jonzac. A large aqua park with wave pools, counter-currents, flumes, water games and a sandy indoor beach. More infos, click here


Leisure park, Leoville (free access ). More infos, click here


The lanes are lovely and quiet and ideal for cycling. In addition there are also lots of designated cycle routes. We have 4 bikes which you are welcome to borrow. Sorry no helmets available.


There are over 80 signed circuits. We have many good maps which you can borrow.

Horse riding

There are several riding stables nearby. The nearest is 10 minutes away at Baignes. More infos, click here


Canoe or kayak the Charente River at Jarnac.


Montendre : Basic 9 hole course; Cognac, Angouleme, Saintes & Royan : Full 18 hole courses.

Grape Picking

It is possible to try your hand at picking grapes during the harvest which is usually between late September and early October.