Here are some useful links for you when planning your holiday, things to see and do when you arrive, places to eat, and other useful resources. A trusted authority on driving in France, with an excellent checklist page of everything you need to know to plan your driving holiday in France. The tourist information site for the Vienne region. Includes What's On listings, places to eat, things to see and do. A wonderful resource to plan your days out in France. You can also search for local tourist offices, such as Gencay and Civray, for more in-depth local knowledge A valuable resource of cycling is your preferred pastime. Heaps of info on the best cycle routes, places to see and where to hire bikes once you arrive, such as A wide-ranging tourist information site covering events throughout the whole of the Poitou-Charente department. Great for planning days out to see something a little further afield.

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