Alouette Bed & Breakfast

Alouette, Verteuil, Charente, France


Alouette is situated 2km from Verteuil in the small hamlet of Bitas and overlooks fabulous, open countryside - perfect for walkers and cyclists.

Just under 40 km north of Angoulême and, on the pilgrim route from Tours to Santiago de Compostella in Spain, the Charente river weaves its way through the village of Verteuil, meandering past the fairytale-like 15th century château that dominates the skyline and is often described as one of the finest château in the Charente.  Verteuil-sur-Charente is a picturesque village that is beautiful for both its appearance and ambience, it offers a taste of true French lifestyle and, you can explore its quaint, antiquated streets or, take a guided-tour of the grounds and other aspects of the chateau. The village boasts a variety of shops, cave, superb tea rooms and restaurants overlooking the river.  Canoeing and horse riding is available close by and fishing in the river is possible. Tennis courts are to be found in the village.

Nanteuil-en-Vallée is an unspoilt village only 4km from Alouette and well worth a visit with its ancient Abbey which is open to the public.  The village boasts beautiful ancient stone and wooden houses, a fine church, Arboretum, two restaurants, and shops. With streams that run through the village, it is an ideal place to explore.

For those wishing to explore by car, we are ideally situated as we are only an hour and a half from the sea side town of Royan, further along the coast is La Rochelle and  Île de Ré.  You can also visit  Brantôme (the gateway to the Dordogne), Loire Valley, Limoges and the potteries.  A comprehensive library of information on where to visit and how to get there is available in the residents’ lounge at Alouette.


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Francaise: 0033(0)545842653

Mobile: 0044(0)7985252728

Address:  Alouette, Bitas, Aizecq 16700, Charente, France.

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