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Chalais, France

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Chalais is found in the Charente department of the Poitou Charentes region of South West France. When you visit Chalais you’ll discover a pretty, petite town, with its own chateau protecting it. When you stay in self catering holiday accommodation in Chalais you’ll note that the Chateau du Talleyrand is built strategically on a hill dominating the town. Originally a medieval fortress – today the draw bridge is still in working order.

Chalais really is the perfect destination if you are a lover of the finest food and wine that France can provide. La Maison de Talleyrand-Périgord is housed within the Chateau du Talleyrand and is known as one of France’s best restaurants, presided over by top chef Albert Verschoor. Albert is not only the chef but also the owner of the restaurant, don’t forget when you stay in a Chalais Holiday Gite to make your reservation in advance at this world acclaimed restaurant.

Monday is market day in Chalais - when all the roads are closed to traffic. Popular places to visit when you stay in a Chalais Holiday Cottage include: Aubeterre-sur-Dronne - a listed 'most beautiful village'. Just 10 km away, it is known primarily for its monolithic church. It is also an important stopping point on the Compostella pilgrim trail. Another place to visit when you rent a holiday home in Chalais is Riberac.  At 24 km away, Riberac is actually located in the neighbouring department of the Dordogne (found in the Aquitaine region). There are two main attractions near Riberac - the large forest (the 'Foret de la Double') and numerous Romanesque churches in the surrounding villages. Friday is a busy market day here too.       

To get to your Chalais Holiday Home: The closest airport to Chalais is Angouleme Airport (51 km). Other airports with regular flights to and from the UK directly, also worth considering are: Bergerac Airport (62 km), Bordeaux Airport (78 km), or Limoges Airport (109 km). Check for seasonal variations in airline operators into each of the airports. The A10 motorway goes through the Poitou Charentes region and enables access to many towns including Chatellerault, Poitiers, Niort and Saintes, and connecting the region to Bordeaux and Paris.

The Poitou-Charentes region is renowned for having one of the most pleasant climates in France. Winters are really mild and thanks to the oceanic climate, summers are hot but not muggy.  Poitou-Charentes benefits from 2,400 sunshine hours a year and is the hottest and sunniest place of the whole Atlantic coast.

 

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Chambre D'Hotes, Bed and Breakfast  with 4 Ensuite Bedrooms - LA MAISON AU BORD DU CANAL

Chambre D'Hotes, Bed and Breakfast with 4 Ensuite Bedrooms - LA MAISON AU BORD DU CANAL

Weekly Rental: EUR €69 PER NIGHT to EUR €117 PER NIGHT

10 sleeps

The house "Au bord du Canal" has a very nice view of the château of Chateauneuf en Auxois, a hill-top village

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Self Catering Holiday House in Commarin, Cote d'Or, Burgundy - LA MAISON DU CAPITAINE

Self Catering Holiday House in Commarin, Cote d'Or, Burgundy - LA MAISON DU CAPITAINE

Weekly Rental: EUR 1500 to EUR 1750

10 sleeps

In the heart of the Burgundy region, near the lake of Panthier and the Burgundy Canal, this individual five bedroom

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Charming Breton cottage in its own large secluded garden – 15 minutes from Quimperlé

Charming Breton cottage in its own large secluded garden – 15 minutes from Quimperlé

Weekly Rental: GBP 315 to GBP 725

7 sleeps

Spacious 3 bedroom Breton cottage, full of character, deep in rural Southern Brittany, just half an hour from the many

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Charming Fisherman's House on the River Aven in Brittany LONG TERM RENTAL ONLY

Charming Fisherman's House on the River Aven in Brittany LONG TERM RENTAL ONLY

Weekly Rental: GBP £265 to GBP £265

10 sleeps

A charming, modernised 3/4 bedroom house situated in the picturesque fishing Port of Kerdruc, on the River Aven,

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Villa with Stunning Sea Views Near the Beach - Les Sables-d'Olonne, Pays de la Loire

Villa with Stunning Sea Views Near the Beach - Les Sables-d'Olonne, Pays de la Loire

Weekly Rental: EUR 1650 to EUR 2180

6 sleeps

EXCEPTIONAL VILLA with 180° PANORAMIC SEA VIEWS. Large terrace facing south, overlooking the waves. Within walking

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Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

Villa vue Mer 180°

Villa vue Mer 180°

Villa Vue Mer 180°- Villa vue panorama Mer sur les hauteurs de la Californie à Carqueiranne Location d'une Villa 140

Special Offer

Special Offer

The week of June 4th to June 11th 2022 has been reduced from the usual £975 to £800.

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

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