On the border between Charente and Dordogne

Visit, experience, taste, enjoy...

Sights nearby 

Outdoor Sporting experience

  • Fishing from your private jetty in the garden! It is possible, provided that you purchase a personal 'Permis de pêche' at €35/week/adult (from 18y); €7/year (for children 6 to 12 years old) and €23/year (for youngsters between 12 and 18 years old). A 'Permis de pêche' can be purchased through ludovic-faure16@orange.fr ; Keep your identity cara proof of your identity nearby because every 'permis' is personal. Fishing without a 'permis' will be fined and will be borne by the tenant
  • Cycling routes (bikes available and included in the rental price) and hiking trails nearby https://www.routeyou.com/nl-fr
  • Off-Road electric scooter (From age 12) or Crazy Cart on 1200m² Indoor track (from age 16). All info on "Entreprise Gilson Rodrigue" or rgcycle2003@gmail.com  
  • Adventure trail among the trees in 'La base de loisirs de Poltrot' https://www.poltrot.fr/
  • Descent of the Dronne: starting at your private pontoon and sailing upstream as far as Aubeterre (approx. 1.5h kayak trip) where you can take a break on the little beach with beach bar; or sailing downstream as far as Saint-Aulaye (approx. 1h kayak trip); or starting in Poltrot (approx. 4h) or Aubeterre (approx. 1.5h) and disembarking in your private garden, where you can spot kingfishers along the way, or take a refreshing "rain shower" under one of the waterfalls, the ideal way to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the river and nature. Appointments can be made with the people who come to pick up the kayaks next to the house; for a fee, they take the 'house' kayaks to the starting point (Aubeterre, or even further upstream in Poltrot). For those sailing downstream as far as Saint-Aulaye, you can also have the 'house' kayaks dropped back at the house too, subject to payment
  • La Dune du Pilat - climb Europe's highest dune and you'll be rewarded with a magnificent view over the Atlantic.... breathtakingly beautiful 

Local Market Days

  • Monday: Chalais
  • Tuesday: Riberac (van Mei tot Augustus)
  • Wednesday: Bonnes, Saint-Emilion
  • Thursday: Saint Séverin
  • Friday: Riberac -> local products as well as clothing and trinkets
  • Saturday: Saint-Aulaye, La Roche-Chalais, Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard
  • Sunday: Aubeterre -> super cozy, aperitifs in one of the many bars / eateries
  • Every 1st Sunday of each Month: renowned Antiques & brocante market in Verteillac -> really top!

Antiques & brocante markets: local antiques & bric-a-brac markets can be found via the links below by searching in both the department 'Charente' (16) and 'Dordogne' (24). All local markets are listed by date 


  • Bread: at the bakery (La Mie de Bonnes) in the village -> 48h advance booking required +33 7 88 08 09 90; closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, closed every afternoon depending on the season
  • Meat: at the Aubeterre butcher (Les Viandes du Terroir) -> sells chicken on the spit on Sundays (market day) -> our golden tip: book in advance by phone +33 5 45 98 55 59; closed on Mondays
  • Chalais: Intermarché, Lidl, Aldi
  • Saint-Aulaye: Carrefour, Bio shop, bakery 'Le Kramiek' for a delicious breakfast or a cup of tea/coffee
  • Riberac: Leclerc, Intermarché, Lidl, Aldi, Bio Coop
  • Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard: Super U

Electric vehicle charging station nearby

  • Via the website MOBIVE.fr www.Mobive.fr you will find all nearby charging stations in the Charente (16) and the Dordogne (24), also those of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (16) and Saint-Aulaye (24); you can read all necessary details on how to download the App, check on the rates and how to use the charging stations