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Situated in the peaceful typically French village of Couture de A'rgenson, local facilities include a bakery, mini supermarket, post office, pharmacy doctors and a garage all within an easy stroll 
Slightly further afield are the larger towns of Ruffec, Chef Boutonne , Melle & Lezay where you will find larger restaurants, supermarkets & most major shops
There are several weekly markets nearby & it is possible to visit one close by on most days:
During the summer months there are normally "vide greniers" (old fashioned boot fairs) to visit on the weekends
Further afield are the major cities of La Rochelle & the coast (1 ½ hours), Niort ( 50 mins), Angouleme( 40 mins), Poitiers (1 hour) & Bordeaux ( 2 hours)  



Futuroscope is great for a family day with its whacky designed buildings which house the various cinema/ride experiences. Take advantage of the reduced price entrance tickets you go in at 5pm or later there is still time to take in some shows and you stay to
watch the laser show at the end .
                                La Rochelle
La Rochelle is a great day out there are historical places to visit , shops, bars and restaurants. There is a town beach and a second beach a little further out near the marina. Great place to sit in a street café and watch the world go by.







                     La Vallee des singes



 La Vallee des singes is a wonderful monkey sanctuary.The layout is great follow the trail throught the different islands of monkeys. There are two brilliant play areas for children picnic areas and cafes. Approx 45min drive.









 Internationally known for the Comic Book Festival in Angoulême, the art of the bande dessinée is firmly rooted in Angoulême: the capital of comic books and graphic novels in France 


Every September Angouleme's roads becomes a race track and vintage cars from far and wide come to race in this event that first took place in 1939.





The Marais Poitevin (Green Venice)  stretches for miles and is made up of natural water channels and man-made canals as well as meadows, dykes and fens that are full of wildlife, from herons to deer.The best way to see this beautiful area of canals, rivers and waterways is obviously by boat either with or without a boatman.
Though the real star of the show is the water and the landscape, the villages of the Marais Poitevin are definitely worth a visit.










                                    La Rochelle

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                            La Vallee des singes
















                       Marais Poitevin