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Poitou-Charentes

Angouleme - The capital of Poitou-Charentes
The town of Angouleme is the prefecture or capital of the French department of Charente. This town is located at about 80 miles from the region of Bordeaux and near to the town of Poitiers, towards the western area of France.

The Abbey of Saintes
The abbey of Saintes is locally known as the Abbaye aux Dames, and counts of centuries of history in its past, being this one of the most attractive characteristics it shows.

The Ile d'Oleron in France
The Ile d'Oleron, also called the Island of Oleron, is an island located in the coast of France towards the western area of the country. This island is constantly receiving visitors and tourists from different places of the world due to its beauty and the wide range of different activities it offers.

The town of Cognac
Cognac is located in the region of Poitou Charentes, towards the western area of France. This town is bordered by the River Charentes which provides it with very fertile and rich lands from which most of the city's prosperity is born.

Meeting Les Sables d'Olonne
The town of Les Sables is an ideal spot for those who enjoy sea related activities and meeting spots which offer amazing coastlines and beaches. During summer time, this town of 35,000 inhabitants receives around 160.000 tourists due to the attraction of its beaches and coastlines.

The beautiful town of La Rochelle
The town of La Rochelle was founded in the X century, and since the XII century it has been famous by its great harbor.

The Marais Poitevin and its surroundings
The Poitou fens area of Marais Poitevin, also known as the Green Venice, ia a large spot of around 80.000 hectares located on a depression consisting on several water canals mixed with some green spots. Within this area, there are several beautiful natural spots and landscapes worthwhile to be visited.

The town of Poitiers
Poitiers is a small but important town located towards western France, on the River Clain within the region of Charentes. This town is declared to be a commune as well as it is the prefecture or capital of the French department of Vienne, and is very attractive for all those visitors who enjoy meeting places rich in history and interesting past events.