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Pau, a gateway to the Pyrenees, is a town of many features. Make the most of a colourful week-end combining snow and...

“Villes et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire” (Towns and Lands of Art and History), the name of this label is a pledge to...

The UNESCO World Heritage list features several places in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, some of them world-renowned such as...

This autumn has already sent us a number of chilly mornings, and perhaps you’re thinking of taking time out from...

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Looking out over the ocean La Rochelle is a sunny, lively and welcoming place. I took a few days out to discover one of...

We’d like to share our 4 favourite spots in Agen with you, at the very heart of the South-West! Use them for...

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Looking out over the ocean La Rochelle is a sunny, lively and welcoming place. I took a few days out to discover one of...

We all have a little nostalgia for the 1950s, from the bright colours to the cane-pattern formica. Those memories bring...

Discover this surprising city and its passion for fire arts expressed creatively through porcelain and enamel.

The postcard illustrator Sophie Navas uses her pencils to capture all the charm of central Bordeaux, as it lies along...

Daniel Selig writes comic books. Every year, he heads to the Angouleme International Comics Festival, a major event that...

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Parc Animalier de la Colline enchantée

The Enchanted Hill Anial Park... 11 hectares in whichou can see both common and exotic animals, including wallabies, yaks, antelopes, llamas, ostriches, emus, dromedaries and porcupines. Plus farm animals ans old farm machinery of the past.

L'Age Vieille 16490 Hiesse
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Fat Bike/ Swincar/ Ssv/ Quad

Do you want a new way to move? fun? amazing? bu penetrating the wild countryside.

New sensations will answer all your desires.

100% pleasure rides are waiting for you.

1 Chez Rioux 16450 Parzac
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Centre Equestre Le Grand Verger

Horse riding lessons, suitable for children from 7 years of age. French Riding Federation examinations and preparation. Competitions, covered and open riding school areas.

Le Grand Verger 16270 Terres-de-Haute-Charente
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Base Canoë LES ROCHES BLEUES

Canoes, kayaks and pedalos can be hired without prior reservation.

Descents in canoe or kayak, Manot to Confolens or Ansac to Confolens. Reservations required.

Les roches bleues Avenue de la Libération 16500 Confolens
Du 02/07/2022 au 28/08/2022
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Centre Équestre de Jallais

Covered riding school (20x40 m), obstacle course (50x80 m), training area (20x60 m), boxes, places to clean horses and where they can have shower.

Jallais 16500 Confolens
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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the swimming pool of Chasseneuil

The community swimming pool and a big pool (0.80 m to 2 m in depth) and a paddling pool (0.25 m in depth)

Rue des écoles 16260 Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure
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- Infiniment Charentes -
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Observatoire Ornithologique de Foucherie aux Lacs de Haute Charente

Widgeon, teal, waders … these and other species feed, nest or stop off here while migrating. Come with your binoculars when the morning mist is rising. Open access. Open all year.

Foucherie 16310 Lésignac-Durand
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Bonheur Alpacas - Alpaca wool

Nigel Ashton and Yvonne Gardner raise about fifty alpacas renowned for their wool: Huacaya and Suri (long-haired).

The farm shop offers wool in skeins and balls and also products such as hats, scarves, slippers, mittens and Peruvian accessories.

Chez Philippé 87330 NOUIC
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- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Espace Météorite Paul Pellas

An extraordinary event in the history of the earth happened in the Rochechouart/Chassenon area over 200 million years ago - a giant meteorite over 1.5 km in diametre finished its flight there at a speed of 72 000 km/h.
The Espace Météorite Paul Pellas is a permanent exhibition exploring a number of themes including the solar system, meteorites, the effects and the consequences of when these fall to earth, impact craters around the world, the French Astroblème crater at Rochechouart-Chassenon.
Discover the story of the big meteorite of Rochechouart with : explanation panels, pictures, artists' representation of the scene, interactive model, collection of meteorites, videos...

16 Rue Jean Parvy 87600 ROCHECHOUART
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Musée d'art contemporain de la Haute-Vienne, château de Rochechouart

Overlooking the valley of the rivers Graine and Vayres, Rochechouart castle has housed the Departmental Museum of Contemporary Art since 1985. Landscape, history and the imagination are three of the major themes at the forefront of the museum’s collection.
In a remarkable 15th century building, by linking heritage and creation, a collection of refined contemporary art has been established, together with works that are more specific to the surroundings. In 1989, the founding of the Raoul Hausmann collection (over 600 works and a large set of archives) has enabled the Museum to be one of the leading research centres for this famous Dadaist.

place du château 87600 ROCHECHOUART
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- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Rochechouart Castle

Constructed on a rocky promontory, this 13th and 15th century fortress was renovated in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Renaissance courtyard is bordered with an arched gallery and spiral columns. Inside the castle, you can see rare examples of 16th century frescoes. The first one depicts hunting scenes, and the second depicts certain episodes in the life of Heracles. Today, the castle houses the Departmental Museum of Contemporary Art.

2 Place du château 87600 ROCHECHOUART
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Mégisserie Colombier

The Société Nouvelle Mégisserie Colombier store is your partner in all stages of modern tannery. 90 years of expertise in the field of leather, this is certainly the right address to allow you to feel good about yourself! The choice is vast, the skins are superb: leather and sheepskin clothing, leather goods (handbags, satchels, wallets, purses, card holders) and not to mention gloves!

13 Avenue Gay Lussac 87200 SAINT JUNIEN
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Fine Ceramics - Benjamin Moreau

Decorative ceramics, artistic, modelling, sculpture, plate work.

Live the RAKU experience, glaze a bowl, Benjamin Moreau will bake it for you.

15 La Grange 87330 NOUIC
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- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Château du Fraisse

The C13th Fraisse château of was a nobleman's dwelling, and little of it remains today. It was burnt down in 1356 by the notorious Black Prince. After the Hundred Years War, it was rebuilt by Sieur Jacques Des Monstiers. Known as the "Old Château", this edifice occupies the right side of the building complex that can be seen today. The main body of the complex, built in Renaissance style, boasts a beautiful Henri II staircase. The great hall features a Serlio fireplace, which lintel bears a design of the château as it was in the C16th.

87330 NOUIC
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Guided visit to the Château du Fraisse

Visit the castle rebuilt in the 15th century, embellished in the Renaissance and enlarged in the 17th century, belonging to the same family since 1220. A discovery of the history and life of the château du Fraisse through the ages and various anecdotes.

Le Fraisse 87330 NOUIC
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Leather Goods Daguet

The Medicis company was founded in 1970 and in 2009 a young entrepreneur took over the company under the name DAGUET. He and his talented design team offer a wide range of quality leather belts and other leather accessories.

19 rue Junien Rigaud 87200 SAINT JUNIEN
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Golf - Mortemart

Only one kilometer from the beautiful village of Mortemart, amongst hundred-year-old trees, this superb 18-hole golf course offers a spendid view of the Monds de Blonds.


The club house welcomes players in a warm and friendly atmosphere with a tempting snack menu that you can enjoy indoors or on the sunny terrace.

Les Villards 87330 MORTEMART
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- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Discovery tour for children - Archaelogy in Mortemart

Guided exploration for children, aged 7 to 14 years. A coloured illustrated handout, giving a number of clues, will be given to each child. They will then explore the village, using a map to discover the different buildings and to hunt for the answers to questions. There will be a prize for each participant who finds the right answers. Whilst the children are being supervised, the parents can follow the guided tour of the village being run for the adults at the same time.

devant le château des ducs 87330 MORTEMART
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