(at Civray) Picnic/swimming & Fishing (7 min) Leisure Centre (St Macoux 15 min) Picnic/swimming & Fishing
Walks & picnics along the Charente
river where various sports are available, swimming, fishing, canoeing &
Kayaking. Discovering the countryside on a bicycle is a real pleasure with
beautiful landscape, old hamlets along streams of the Charente river.
Civray Picnic spot on the Charente once you go over the Charente
Bridge towards Lid and Super U of Civray.
Macoux Leisure centre (15 min) on the D148 towards Niort. At the
hamlet Saint Saviol you come to a round about (the 1st Roundabout after
the hamlet St Exideuil. On the roundabout take the 3rd Exit onto the D104
for about 2km at the round about take the 1st Exit onto the D103 and
drive for about 1.5 km and you cannot miss the large wooded parking and
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Lac Bois Meunier is a picnic area in the
town of Sauzé Vaussais (25 min from the Gite) in a wooded area with many
tables and benches. From Civray Roundabout take the D948 towards NIORT. At
Sauzé Vaussais the Supermarket Super U is on the left and few yards ahead,
take the right hand side small road Route de Vauthion with a picnic sign
Drive few hundred yards and at the fork take the left hand side and you are
there. It is worth the trip for an excellent relaxing afternoon.
Around Civray (Outdoor Activities)
Open air Swimming Pool Civray
canoë /Kayak - Civray
De Villenon Riding Centre canoe rental -
Boating on the Charente - Chatain
Aulnes campsite canoe rental - Sommières-du-Clain
Leisure Centre St Macoux
Fishing the Charente and Lakes. nearest, Civray, St Macoux, St Pierre
Within 1 hour drive
See Poitou-Charente Entry on left hand side for more places to visit.