Bed and Breakfast in Montguyon

The chateau at Montguyon in Charente MaritimeActivities in Montguyon and the local area

An historical village, set in the hills of Charente-Maritime with its own unique character and a castle dating back to the 13th century.

The village offers restaurants, shops, a supermarket, a cinema - and all within walking distance of Sans Souci.

Just a short drive away are a zoo, pleasure lakes and many more activities.

Nearby is Beau Vallon, a delightful lake with man-made beach, pedalos and water bikes. Take a stroll around the lake, or just sit and relax with a picnic. There is a bar and restaurant on site.

Montguyon in Charente Maritime

With the seaside only 100km away at Royan, or the largest sand dunes in Europe just the other side of Bordeaux, you are spoilt for choice.

Opportunities for fishing abound, and for shopping Bordeaux can't be beaten with its wide range of shops and superb new tram system.

Montguyon has a market on Saturday and Wednesday with stalls of local produce. There are night markets in and around this area, and vide- greniers (boot sales) every weekend until the end of October.

Museums packed with local history are just a short drive away.