Our Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs)

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Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) and Guest Houses

These are family homes where you can sleep for the night and have breakfast in the morning (some also offer evening meals e.g. table d'hôte style), also known as B&Bs, chambres d'hôtes and a variety of other names in different countries. Essentially bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) and guest houses are family homes which offers you the chance to stay with the family for the night in a much more personal environment than you'd find in a hotel. The buildings themselves range from humble cottages through to luxurious castles, from mas to maison du maître but always offering you the opportunity to experience the personal attention you'd thought had long since disappeared. If you've only stayed in hotels before, you'll find a refreshing change from the standardised hotel rooms. Each B&B or guest house is also the owners' home so you can expect a wide variation in the decoration and services offered: one night you can dine with an ex-Michelin chef, the next it'll be "the wife" (or perhaps "the husband") that does the cooking.

Attractions of Charente

The area around La Paloma is ideal for walking, cycling, fishing, river swimming, canoeing & kayaking.
Vist the Chateaux & Romanesque churches,take in the local markets,medieval villages & fields of sunflowers. Visit the bustling cosmopolitan city of Angouleme with it's pavement cafes & museums or ...

courtesy of La Paloma Hotel Restaurant, Charente

Our Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Charente

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La Montée Chambres D'hotes

La Montée is a picturesque farmhouse situated in the heart of the Charentais
region overlooking the pretty village of Poursac and the surrounding countryside.

We offer exquisitely restored comfortable accommodation with an authentic feel.
Whether you need a base to explore from or want to relax in a tranquil area taking
in the beautiful views or swimming in the heated pool (open during th...

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Last updated 22 Apr 2012


Charente Bed and Breakfast

Our bed + breakfast is situated close to the village of Yviers(10 min walk),with bar/restaurant and a 10min drive to the market town of Chalais.

Our converted barn is set in the rolling countryside of South Charente, the Charente has its own Micro-climate and so enjoys some of the most reliably hot and sunny weather in France.

Close to the N10,1 hour north of Bordeaux ,1hr south of Angoulem...

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Last updated 04 Aug 2010



Located on the Charente Dordogne border, Chateau de Gurat is an ideal child-friendly holiday destination for those wanting to experience rural France at its best.

Large swimming pool and children’s paddling pool, games barn, superb panoramic views....

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Last updated 14 Jun 2008


Small Family Run Hotel in Rural Charente

Situated in the heart of the Charentais countryside. La Paloma ia a 2 star hotel offering a warm welcome and comfortable stay on the edge of the historic village of Verteuil sur Charente, with its magnificent Chateau set on the river that runs through the heart of the village.The Hotel has a small bar/lounge & restaurant serving traditional French dishes made with fresh local produce. There is a l...

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Last updated 13 Jun 2008


Riverside B & B

Our small family run B & B is situated right on the banks of the river Charente. We are half an hour from Angouleme airport, 45 mins from Poitier and 1 hour 15 mins from Limoges. Open all year. Swimming pool in summer months....

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Last updated 13 Jun 2008


On this site you'll find properties ranging from cottages to castles with the common theme that they all provide you with accommodation and some form of catering. Therefore you'll find bed and breakfasts (often referred to as B&Bs, chambre-dhôtes or table d'hôtes), inns (auberges or posadas) and small hotels.