Poitou-Charentes, Warmly Recommended!
The beautiful region of Poitou-Charentes is located near the Atlantic coast. Read: long sandy beaches and clear blue water. But forests and marshes as well. And many more activities, things to see and great food. In short: a popular region for tourists with or without children. Poitou-Charentes has a well-deserved place in the top ten regions to visit according to Lonely Planet.
Most Hours of Sunshine a Year
Thanks to the warm currents from the Gulf stream, Poitou-Charentes is one of the sunniest places in France. From June till September the average temperature is 26 degrees. In the spring and autumn, you can enjoy a pleasant 20 degrees.
Good Food and Drinks in the Vicinity
Enjoy regional specialties in typical French villages, such as:
the eel dish Matelote d’anguilles
the Sauce aux Lumas (snails in red wine)
the oysters of Marennes Oléron
the Chabichou goat cheese
the tempting Tourteau Fromager (cheesecake)
the Broyé Poitevin (round cake)
the Macarons de Montmorillon (almond biscuits)
Have a nice regional drink, such as: