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Discover an array of exciting things to do., whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural exploration, there are endless possibilities to suit your interests. Explore charming towns, immerse yourself in nature, visit historical landmarks, indulge in culinary delights, or engage in thrilling activities. 

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Visit Angouleme

Small & remarkable gem. The old part, The Plateau, is a charming maze of pedestrian streets with cozy cafes and beautiful buildings. It's famous for the Festival Bande Dessinee, where the city celebrates its cartoon and graphic novel industry. You can also rent an electric boat to peacefully cruise the river, offering a serene escape just moments away from the bustling city.

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Tasting Tours

Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a curious enthusiast, wine tasting in France offers a delightful journey through the country's rich viticultural heritage. Raise a glass, savor the flavors, and toast to the remarkable craftsmanship and passion that has made French wines legendary around the globe.

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Disneyland Paris
 

Disneyland is easily accessible from Angouleme to Paris via the high-speed train, taking just 3 and a half hours. This ultimate magical destination promises enchantment and adventure with its iconic castles, thrilling rides, and beloved characters. Whether you're young or young at heart, Disneyland is a dream come true for all Disney lovers.

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Horse Riding

Saddle up and explore the stunning French countryside on horseback. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, there are plenty of schools nearby offering day trips. A fun activity for all the family.

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Visit Bordeaux

Two-hour drive or less than a 40-minute high-speed train ride away, is Bordeaux. This charming and compact city offers not only stunning architecture but also a delightful array of trendy and delectable dining options. Get ready to explore the longest pedestrianized shopping street in Europe, boasts a variety of boutiques, high street stores, and luxury brands. A firm "must-visit" city-break destination.

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Chateau Tours

If your own chateau isn't satisfying enough, the region offers an abundance of others for you to explore. From the impressively vast La Rochefoucauld to the impeccably preserved Hautefoy and the captivating gem that is Bourdeilles, there are plenty of chateaus waiting to be discovered.

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Kayaking

Just ten minutes from the chateau is a brilliant Kayak Centre. Spend an hour or two gently paddling along the river Tardoire - The river's shallow, safe, and slow-flowing waters create the perfect setting for a peaceful kayak excursion. Much of it is overhung with trees so you paddle in wonderful dappled sunlight.
 

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Beach Lake

Just 20 minutes from the chateau boasts a well-maintained sandy beach, perfect for safe water activities. Treat yourself to snacks and ice creams at the nearby cafes, and take advantage of free kayaks. Explore the lake's surroundings by strolling or biking along the footpath. It's a seaside getaway without the usual fuss.

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Tennis

Just a short walk through the charming village from the Chateau, you'll find a fantastic tennis court. It's the perfect activity to break up your day of lounging by the pool. Tennis balls and rackets are provided and conveniently kept at the Chateau if you ever fancy a casual playful match in the garden.

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Visit Cognac

Discover Cognac's historic distilleries, vineyards, and charming streets. Witness the meticulous craftsmanship behind this world-renowned spirit and indulge in tastings of exquisite blends. Stroll through the charming streets of Cognac, where heritage and tradition are woven into the fabric of daily life. A visit to Cognac is a great day out! 

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Walking & Hiking

Experience the beauty of the French countryside through walking and hiking. Explore scenic trails, charming villages, and stunning landscapes. It's a nature lover's paradise. With so many routes, close by or within driving distance, you wont be stuck for choice.

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Food Market Halls
 

A lively ambiance of undercover food markets. Sit back with a coffee and croissant, observing people as they pass by, before wondering through the vibrant stalls. Discover colourful fresh fruits and vegetables, high-quality meats from local butchers, handcrafted chocolates, and irresistible homemade French pastries. 

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Racing Show

Every September, motor racing comes to Angouleme. The Circuit des Remparts is a festival of classic and vintage car racing on a street circuit around the ramparts of the city centre. In addition to the racing, the city is taken over by an owner's club displaying their cars. There is none of the roped-off exclusivity of some events either - this is run and attended by enthusiasts!

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Visit Paris

Yes, Paris! In just 1 hr 40 mins. The high speed train between Angouleme and Paris means a day out in the city of light is not only feasible, it's not even a struggle. Shakespeare and Co bookshop, The Tour Eiffel, The Seine, The Marais, Pigalle - leave early and you'll be there in time for a warm breakfast croissant and cafe creme in a pavement cafe in Montmartre.

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Brocantes

Every weekend in summer you can always find a nearby Brocante. A unique shopping experience where you can browse through an assortment of vintage, antique, and used items. From furniture and home decor to clothing, books, and collectibles. Brocantes showcase an eclectic mix of treasures from the past  uncovering hidden gems and one-of-a-kind items with a touch of history and charm. 

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Adventure Parks

Just ten minutes from the chateau is a brilliant Kayak Centre. Spend an hour or two gently paddling along the river Tardoire - The river's shallow, safe, and slow-flowing waters create the perfect setting for a peaceful kayak excursion. Much of it is overhung with trees so you paddle in wonderful dappled sunlight.
 

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Visit the West Coast

Unleash your inner beach lover and discover the incredible West Coast of France. With its sandy beaches, coastal towns, and exciting water sports, it's the ultimate destination for sun, sea, and fun. Get ready for an unforgettable seaside getaway along the breathtaking West Coast!
 

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Go Karting
 

Just 15-minute drive from the chateau is a great championship-level karting track. Perfect for adrenaline enthusiasts, this track offers thrilling racing experiences. Even if you're not racing, you can still be part of the excitement, as there is a bar/cafe overlooking the circuit where you can enjoy the experience and cheer on the racers.

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Paramotor

Just over 15 minute drive away is an exhilarating paramotor adventure tour. Take to the skies! Strap on your wings and soar through the air, experiencing the freedom and thrill of flying. With breathtaking views below of the scenic french countryside, a paramotor experience offers an unforgettable adventure. Visit www.paramotorfrance.com 

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Tour de France Route

With the Tour de France route passing nearby why not seize the opportunity to be a part of the cycling action? Hop on your bike and cycle a portion of the journey, immersing yourself in the thrill and energy of this iconic race through the picturesque landscapes.

A chance to embrace the spirit of the Tour de France. 

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Visit Dordogne
 

This picturesque region in southwestern France boasts stunning landscapes, charming medieval villages, and a rich historical heritage. Discover breathtaking castles, explore prehistoric cave paintings, and indulge in the region's delectable cuisine. With its meandering rivers, lush forests, and captivating countryside, Dordogne is a fantastic place to visit.

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