Bed and Breakfast in Aizecq


Tourism and Leisure

Anne-Marie et Daniel GODEAU

Les Bertrands
13 rue de la métairie
Tel : 05 45 31 44 45

Discover the Charente

-  The Tourist Board
-  Angoulême, the Valois city and capital city of comics.

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Vallée de Nanteuil (JPG)

Festivals in the Charente

-  January : International Comics Festival
-  May : Faites de l’Art, in Aubeterre (art and crafts festival)
-  June : "Musiques Métisses" (world music) - Sarabandes des Bouchauds (circus, theater, music and regional food and drinks)
-  June-July : Theater, at the Maria Casarès’ Actor’s House, in Alloue
-  July : Cognac Blues Passion
-  August : Hot Air Balloon European Cup (in Mainfonds, every odd-numbered year)- "Musiques du Monde" in Confolens (folklore around the world) - Angoulême French Film Festival
-  September : Coup de Chauffe à Cognac (circus and theatre) - Circuit des Remparts, in Angoulême (a classic car race, on a street circuit)
-  October : "Piano en Valois" Festival, a music festival
-  November : Gastronomades, a festival of regional gastronomy !
-  December : Les bonnes chauffes des bouilleurs de cru (visit the cognac distilleries and learn how Cognac is made).

The gardens around Ruffec

The region of Ruffec is a region of gardens... Fuschias, hardy perenial plants, medieval garden, the "Senses" garden, ephemeral gardens... At Echoisy, Mansle, Montjean, Nanteuil, St Fraigne and Tusson, all are open to the public and invite you to enjoy the charms of nature... More information

Promenades en forêt (JPG)

Outdoor leasure activities

-  Réjallant beach (in Condac) : guarded swimming area in the river Charente, canoe-kayak, children play-ground, pedalos.
-  Lake "des Trois Fontaines" (in Villefagnan) : guarded swimming area, angling, children play-ground, picnic area, refreshment bar.
-  Canoeing : in Mansle and Condac
-  Horse riding : clubs in Chenommet and in Bioussac in a 5 kms radius.
-  Swimming-pool : in Ruffec, indoor swimming-pool (Place du champ de foire).
-  Tennis : in Nanteuil en vallée

Going out

-  Cinema : in Ruffec LE FAMILY, 2 theaters with air-conditioning, classified "Art & Essai" with numeric Dolby Digital sound. Rate : 6 €/person.
-  Dancing : Nightclubs "Le Refuge" in Chenon and the "Moulin Enchanté" in Condac for the younger ones. For those who like tea dance, "La Cigale" on the RN 10, direction Mansle, every sunday afternoon.

Village de Nanteuil (JPG)

The region of Ruffec and its heritage

-  Village of Nanteuil (4 km) : a picturesque village with its abbey, its timbered houses, its mini museum and its aquatic and botanic garden on the riverbank of the "Argentor".

-  Village of Verteuil (4 km) : this historical village is defended by its castle which overlooks the river Charente. Inside the church is a painting representing Jesus’ laying in the tomb.


-  Aizecq, on the boundaries of the two regions of Poitou and Angoumois, is a village of 200 souls. Since 1972, it belongs the associated towns of Nanteuil en Vallée.
To be seen : the castle, the medieval "fuie" (tower), the church, the fountain...

une loghe (JPG)
-  The "Lojhes" (or cabins) : a young association tries to save and restore the remains of these buildings that were erected by our ancestors in the footwalls still surrounding a few pieces of land.
When strolling on the paths of Aizecq, you can try to find them : 34 of them can still be seen !

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