Beautiful Charente is the second most popular tourist destination in France. You will love the many attractions it has to offer, which include UNESCO World Heritage sites, its world-renowned cognac, Roman treasures and the invigorating Atlantic Ocean, with its sandy beaches. Plus, the region is well-known for its sunny, mild climate! All of this makes Charente a fantastic region for your wedding day.
Places of interest: the beautiful town of La Rochelle and its old port, the islands Ile de Re and Ile d’Oleron, Cognac and the visit of distilleries, Talmond sur Gironde (officilally labelled one of the most beautiful villages of France), La Palmyre zoo, the Oyster Centre in Marennes- Oléron, and even Fort Boyard, a fort in the middle of the sea made famous by the famous television game “Fort Boyard” (similar to the Crystal Maze).
Airports: La Rochelle with flights from London, Southampton, Birmingham, Manchester, East Midlands, Bristol, Leeds/Bradford and Edinburgh.
Information provided by http://www.france-atlantic.com
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