Destination guide

Travel to lively Charente

Enjoy the area's wineries, opera and festivals with a rental holiday home in Charente. Travellers to this trendy city praise the theme park, cocktail bars and golfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Charente

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Charente a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nautilis (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hirondelle Golf (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Golf International de la Preze (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Courvoisier (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Cognac Golf (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Camus (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Charente

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charente is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chaigne Gardens (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Kingfisher Lake (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • The gardens of Argentor (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Aire de Rejallant (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Francois Ier Park (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
  • Cognac Public Garden (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Charente

The nearest airport is in Perigueux (PGX), located 46.7 mi (75.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Limoges (LIG-Limoges Intl.), which is 47.9 mi (77.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ruelle Station, Angoulême Station and La Rochefoucauld Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Charente?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,407 holiday lettings around Charente. From 323 cottages to 64 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Charente?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charente. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Montjean: 130 holiday homes
  • Saint-Romain: 356 holiday homes
  • Puyréaux: 52 holiday homes
  • Courgeac: 292 holiday homes
  • Ambernac: 87 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Charente! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Charente?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Charente with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Montjean: 130 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Romain: 356 holiday lettings
  • Puyréaux: 52 holiday lettings
  • Courgeac: 292 holiday lettings
  • Ambernac: 87 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Charente?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Charente are:

  • Brie Champniers Airport (ANG): 250 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaubernard Airport (CNG): 435 self catering accommodations
  • Saintes (XST): 969 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Charente? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Charente. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Angouleme Cathedral: 277 holiday rentals
  • Cognac Golf: 380 holiday rentals
  • FRAC Poitou-Charentes: 270 holiday rentals
  • Eglise Monolithe: 622 holiday rentals
  • Gondeville Jarnac-Charente Station: 316 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Charente listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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