Civray - visit the general market on Tuesday morning or food market on Friday morning. The 12th century church of St Nicholas is well worth visiting for its colourful painted interior and carvings. Walk along the river to the campsite for a drink or lunch or the Hotel de Commerce is a good lunch stop
A charming village with the Maison du Patrimoine (heritage museum) and a magnificent medieval monastic garden.
Rejallant Aire de Loisirs
Local beauty spot on the Charente River, islands with foot bridges between, paddling, bathing, canoeing, restaurant.
Chasseneuil sur Bonniere
Visit the Resistance Memorial and the Resistance Museum in the town.
Visit Angouleme, the home of the comic strip, Rampart Race and murals on buildings. Follow the painted walls trail, visit the Comic Book Museum, the Paper Museum and the old town's narrow streets for lunch.
Nanteuil en Vallee
A delightful picturesque village, meander the streets to view the abbey and lavoir, relax in the arboretum beside the river, perhaps returning to one of the very good restaurants for coffee or lunch.
Vallée des Singes
Futuroscope theme park of the moving image
Isle Jourdain - bungee jumping
Val de Vienne Racing Circuit
Aubeterre sur Dronne - a Plus Beau Village de France and a stunning underground monolithic church