Greater Châtellerault car-free

The real luxury in Grand Châtellerault? The ability to take things slowly, to observe, listen and think... The destination is easy to explore without a car. It's a different way to travel, with complete freedom. Here, eco-responsible strollers are king. Front page photo ©Agence Zébrelle ChâtelleraultAn ideally located station Exactly 30 years ago, Châtellerault inaugurated its SNCF station,...

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Hôtel Restaurant le Clos Paillé: an enchanted interlude in La Roche Posay

Today I'm taking you on a trip to La Roche Posay. Nestling in the heart of the Vienne, this medieval town is renowned for its thermal waters with their many benefits. In the heart of this charming town is an exceptional establishment that invites travellers into a bubble of relaxation: the Hôtel Restaurant Le Clos Paillé. Dive in with me...

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Our winter holiday tips

Looking for family activities or just something to do for an afternoon during the February holidays? We've tested 7 must-do holiday activities for you. 

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Not to be missed in Châtellerault

Châtellerault is a dynamic town, with something for everyone: culture, heritage, walks, relaxation... We've put together a small selection to guide you in your discovery! 1. Discovering the town on the architectural trail This is the Holy Grail of discovering the town: these two walking trails will take you through the...

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All Saints' Day holidays: 10 good reasons to come

As the autumn holidays approach, you're not sure which destination to choose for your family to recharge their batteries. As an ambassador in love with my region, my answer is: "Grand Châtellerault, of course! To back up my advice, here are 10 good reasons... Stroll through the narrow streets of one of France's most beautiful villages At Angles-sur-l'Anglin, beauty rhymes...

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Top 10 activities in June in Grand Châtellerault

With summer just around the corner and the month of June heating up, we've put together a few ideas for outings to make the most of the fine weather and the tourist attractions! 1 - Go sailing in a mini boat! Why not try your hand at sailing for an afternoon? That's what the mini port at Cenon-sur-Vienne has to offer, every...

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Enjoy Grand Châtellerault from the Easter holidays!

1 - Visit Angles-sur-l'Anglin Take advantage of the Easter holidays to discover one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France, Angles-sur-l'Anglin. Guided tours are available every Friday at 3pm, by prior arrangement. The Roc aux Sorciers and the Fortress will also be open to you during the holidays. I would like to book a visit 2 - Fun at the...

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In the water

Splash, splash! In the Bordeleau family, I ask... My two sons and their father swear by the pleasures of the water. If you're part of the Bordeleau team, why not take a look at my selection of 6 water sports in the Grand Châtellerault area?

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A romantic Valentine's Day in Grand Châtellerault

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. February 14th is a time to celebrate love and romance. So even if opinions are sometimes divided, you'll all agree on the idea of strolling through picturesque streets and ending up in a good restaurant! 1. Our ideas for walks for two Discover Les Ormes and its history The Les Ormes walk is undoubtedly one of the most romantic in Greater Châtellerault. Since...

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What to do over the Christmas holidays

Christmas will be different this year. So I've decided to organise my holidays in Grand Châtellerault under the banner of play, adventure and enchantment. For our sons, of course (Arthur - soon to be 5 - and Hugo, 15), but also for us parents, I've picked out a number of visits, events and activities to enjoy as a family. And...

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100% gifts of local products

Here we are in December, and it's time to start thinking about Christmas presents! I like to take the time to think about the gifts that will please my loved ones. This year, in keeping with the values of slow tourism that I defend, the presents under the tree will be handmade locally. After a dive into the skills of Grand...

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Along the water in Bonneuil-Matours

In September, I took advantage of the Indian summer to make Hugo's wish come true. After several kayak outings, my teenager had his eye on another water sports activity, stand-up paddle. A few enquiries later and we were off to La Fourmy Canoë in Bonneuil-Matours. Get up, stand up! The leisure centre is located on the banks of the Vienne river,...

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My 5 good plans in case of rain

It's the weekend, or the holidays. You look at the weather forecast and there's a chance of showers. I suggest you take the downpours in your stride, well sheltered in Grand Châtellerault. Here are five tried and tested activities that always put you in a good mood, whatever the weather. 1. Treat yourself to a pair of...

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A Sunday by the water

Last Sunday, my sister and her little family came to visit us. Accustomed to the hustle and bustle of the city, they were longing to get away from it all. I immediately thought of Cenon-sur-Vienne, which has been welcoming city-dwellers in search of nature since 1900. At the time, the steamer "L'Hirondelle" provided a service from Châtellerault. Passengers travelled to...

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An evening on the banks of the Vienne in Châtellerault

Warm summer evenings can be the perfect time for a getaway for two. Today, I've decided to surprise my boyfriend. This romantic getaway will be all about water. River, traditional boat, sunset, shellfish... All the ingredients are there for my dark-haired beau to take the bait. 19h :...

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My 5 tips for keeping cool

It's time for the holidays. And the mercury is flirting with 30 degrees: sunshine for everyone in Grand Châtellerault! I love these summer days, when you can stay out until late. It's a great opportunity to get as much light as possible, which is essential for my equilibrium. On the other hand, when the heat is at its peak, I've long...

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My family day out in Monthoiron and Sénillé

For this, my second blog post, I've decided to take you an hour's drive from the châteaux of the Loire, to the rolling plains of the Poitou region, home to a wealth of natural, heritage and local treasures... Head for Monthoiron and Sénillé-Saint-Sauveur. This time, I'm not alone. I'm taking Arthur, my youngest son, with me on my wanderings...

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My favourite Pleumartin eco-coups

For this, my first blog post, I've chosen to take you on a tour of a small town teeming with eco-responsible initiatives. Giving a second life to clothes, furniture and even a monument is a speciality of Pleumartin. So I put on my super ambassador outfit and off we go. Are you with me? 12:30: To see and to...

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