CHATEAU DU MESNIEUX - B & B - CHAMBRES D'HOTES DE CHARME
30 mn from Angouleme, close to Rochefoucauld,
the chateau of Mesnieux (XVe - XVIIe century) is nestled within 100 unspoiled acres of earthly paradise.
Your hosts Sandrine and Jean-François offer accommodation in one of 4 bedrooms featuring a refined décor
which invites you to explore the swashbuckling musketeer legend of the place they call home,
also listed in the Michelin 2010 guide.
CHATEAU DE LAVAUD - B & B - CHAMBRES D'HOTES
30 km from Angouleme, very close to the Périgord-Limousin regional nature park
and close to the town of Montbron, Chateau Lavaud sits in its own tree park skirted by the Tardoire river.
Your hosts, Florence and Robert propose their four very comfortable bedrooms each themed to reflect their travels over 20 years,
from the Thames to the Tardoire via Pennsylvania and Tunisia. The chateau is rated 4 stars by Logis de France.
LES PETITS MOULINS - GITE DE CHARME
In the middle of the regional natural park of Périgord-Limousin, close to Saint-Estephe
with its large lakeside leisure centre, this old XVII century mill is bordered by forest charm.
It’s a very “British” lodging place belonging to Tracy Wood.
You’ll be able to join in the social mix there which includes fair game and fowl gambling freely in the garden
with roe-deer, wild boar, hare and kingfishers.
LES GORGES DU CHAMBON - CAMPING - CARAVANING ****
Within the Charente, just over the border from the Périgord Limousin regional nature park, the camp site is classified
as “exceptional” by the Charente Nature Association. You will have access here to all on site activities (see www.lechambon.org).
The local nightingales will serenade your evenings. The song of crickets will accompany your picnic, or as you wander through
the cow meadows, you can cast your eyes over a juicy fresh steak.
Here also you can try your hand at trout fishing on the Tardoire river that skirts the site.
Classified as a Natura 2000 site – as a “camp-site of quality” and “green” Prize winner - Certified “European- écolabel”.
Founding member of “Via Natura” and a classified bird watching location - LPO….