There is a lot to see and do in the surroundings of En Campagne: walking, cycling (mountain biking!), fishing, canoeing on the Vienne, a day at the beach at the Lacs de Haute-Charente, Féeriland (fun for the little ones) and more! We are happy to tell you all about it. Here is a preview (click on the photos for more information).

surroundings of En Campagne - Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane is the famous war village, where the SS killed 642 people at the end of WWII.

surroundings of En Campagne - Confolens

Confolens is a picturesque medieval town, where there is always something to do:
In August is the festival “Danses et musique du monde”.
You can also follow the old train route from Confolens in a bicycle train.

surroundings of En Campagne - Montrol-Sénard

120 years back in time! Montrol-Senard is a charming, free-to-visit open-air museum with an old school, a shoemaker and a bakery. Take a look at this article in Charente Libre with a lot of pictures.

Marchés producteurs are markets where local producers sell their meat, vegetables, snails, cheeses and homemade pastries. There are stalls, drinks and long tables where you can eat. There is often live music.

Chassenon is the modern name of the Roman Cassinomagus, home to the most impressive Gallo-Roman baths in France.

The castle of La Rochefoucauld is one of the most interesting castles in France. It has been in the possession of the La Rochefoucauld family for over a thousand years.

Angoulême is a beautiful, attractive old town, known for its comic book museum, comic strip academy and the many murals of well-known comics throughout the city.

surroundings of En Campagne