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La Montée is a picturesque farmhouse situated in the heart of the Charentais region overlooking the pretty village of Poursac and the surrounding countryside.
We offer exquisitely restored comfortable accommodation with an authentic feel. Whether you need a base to explore from or want to relax in a tranquil area taking in the beautiful views or swimming in the heated pool (open during the summer months), we are sure you will find La Montée to be the right choice.
This is an unspoilt corner of France with a gentle climate offering a diverse range of activities should you so wish.
We are well situated to a number of places to visit, whether you are young, retired or a family with children, there is something for you all.
For the motor enthusiast out there, we have the Circuit duVal de Vienne offering a full calander of events and if you wish to experience first hand in a racing car: they have a driving school. There are many kart tracks within a short drive, one of which is Formula Kart Speedway at Angoulême. Angoulême also hosts an annual classic street racing event: Circuit International des Remparts.
Those of you with children (although children aren't a requirement!) may enjoy a visit to any of the following:
Parc Mouton Village
Aquarium at La Rochelle
Valée des Singes
Asinerie du Baudet du Poitou
Puy du Fou
Ile aux Serpents
Le Vieux Cormenier
Les Géants du Ciel
Le Musée du papier d'Angoulême
Boat trips at Saintes
If you are unlucky with the weather, there are still lots of places to visit, at Angoulême you can find the Nuatilis center which offers both an ice rink and a swimming pool complex, also in Angoulême is a bowling alley.
Only a few moments drive away is le Rejallant: not only a café/bar/restaurant situated on a plan d'eau with a man-made beach, you can also hire a canoe or kayak to travel a peaceful and scenic route down the river Charente.
Les Lacs de haute Charente are around a 45 mins drive away, where you can have a picnic, swim, hire pedalo's or just relax. For the more adventurous amongst you, there are designated cycle and walking routes, along with an adventure parc at Massignac.
If your passion is walking or cycling, then you will know that the best way to see beautiful countryside is on foot or on a bike. Most villages have their own walks shown on their information board or why not make your own! The Charente has a number of planned cycle routes, the closest one can be found here.
For those of you who enjoy golfing, there are various courses to discover, here are just a few to wet your appetite:
Golf Club de l'Hirondelle
Golf de Saint Junien
Golf du Cognac
||La Montée , Poursac , Charente , 16700
||0033 (0) 545 300 667
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This page was last updated: 10 January 2011