The local area has a great deal to offer.

Here are some websites with information for your holiday: a good site for local information with an english version will exercise your French, but is full of information about scenic routes, festivals and places to go

Canton de Saint-Savinien (in French)

Saint-Savinien (in French)

Saint-Savinien (in English, Google translate)

List of Chateau 25km around Saintes

We like to bicycle in the local area, swim in the pool and eat and drink local produce. We usually have a day or two on the coast. We have also visited:

LaRoche Courbon a Chateau to visit between Saintes and La Rochelle.

Château de Panloy

Aquarium La Rochelle

Museum Busy Lizzie's Treasures

Brouage Fortified town



Farmhouse with pool sleeping 8/9 Saint Savinien Charente Maritime France