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A nap on the banks of the Charente, a picnic with family or friends, a walk in the heart of an unexpected countryside...
Discover all that the North Charente has in store for you, far from the hassle of the crowds.

The North Charente, a green setting crossed by the river, offers all its visitors unique and unsuspected landscapes. Covered with vineyards, forests and colorful fields, our countryside is also dotted with a rich historical heritage: Romanesque churches, tumulus, abbeys...

And why not meet our producers and artisans? These women and men endowed with unlimited creativity, will be able to share their know-how and their passion with you. A siesta by the water, an excursion in the trees or in a canoe, a donkey ride will also be on your programme...

A range of activities to make the most of your time, family and friends during your vacation.

  • The best spot for a selfie : in a canoe at the foot of the castle of Verteuil-sur-Charente
  • The best picnic spots: The Forges of Taizé-Aizie, under the trees, feet in the water
  • The best ride with kids : a ride with donkeys in Nanteuil-en-Vallée
  • Not to miss : the abbey of Saint-Amant-de-Boixe and its space of Romanesque architecture
  • In memory of my stay : a duck product from the Maison de Charente in Tusson

North Charente Tourist Office

Mansle-les-Fontaines office – Place du Gardoire, 16230 Mansle-les-Fontaines
Tel. : + 33 (0) 5 45 20 39 91
Ruffec office – 18, Place des Martyrs de l’Occupation, 16700 Ruffec
Tel. : + 33 (0) 5 45 31 05 42
Mail: accueil@ruffecois-tourisme.com / www.destination-nordcharentecom