Useful links

Holiday accommodation

Holiday houses in France - an excellent website featuring holiday homes to let worldwide.

Your Holiday Rentals - a very useful website featuring holiday homes to let worldwide.

- an excellent website featuring holiday homes to let exclusively in France.

Camping/Caravanning

http://www.caravanning4u.co.uk - a very useful website with loads of information about holidays in France including driving rules & tips, speed cameras, weather, tourism and English-owned campsites.

 

uk campsites - a very useful website consisting of a campsite directory for the UK and abroad.

http://ukcampsite.co.uk/ - a very useful website consisting of a campsite directory for the UK and abroad.

Travel/How to get here

http://www.ryanair.com - for cheap flights from the UK to France, particularly Poitiers, Limoges, La Rochelle, Nantes

http://www.flybe.com - for cheap flights from the UK to France, particularly Limoges and La Rochelle

http://www.ldlines.co.uk - LD Lines & Transmanche Ferries for ferry crossings from Portsmouth-Le Havre or Newhaven-Dieppe or Dover-Boulogne

http://www.poferries.com - for ferry crossings from Dover - Calais

http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk - for ferry crossings from Plymouth - Roscoff, Poole - Cherbourg and Portsmouth - Caen, Cherbourg or St.Malo

http://www.dfdsseaways.com/ - for ferry crossings from Dover - Dunkerque, Dover - Calais, Newhaven - Dieppe & Portsmouth - Le Havre

http://www.condorferries.co.uk - for ferry crossings from Poole or Weymouth - St.Malo and Portsmouth - Cherbourg and St.Malo

http://www.eurotunnel.com - for the alternative way to cross the channel

http://www.viamichelin.com - to help you plan your route from your home in the UK to your French holiday destination

Tourist information

http://uk.franceguide.com/ - the official website of the French Government Tourist Office

  http://www.tourisme-deux-sevres.com/ - the tourist information website for this area

http://www.visit-poitou-charentes.com - official website of the Poitou-Charentes tourist board (English version)

http://www.niortourisme.com - tourist office in Niort, medieval capital town of Deux-Sevres (English version available)

http://www.aquarium-larochelle.com/ - Aquarium at La Rochelle

http://www.geantsduciel.com - Giants of the Sky - birds from all over the world show off their particular skills

http://www.ileauxserpents.com/pres_an.php - The Snakes' Island - a collection of various reptiles living in their natural environment

http://www.la-vallee-des-singes.fr/ - Monkey Valley - The park consists of about fifteen tree filled lush green islands where the monkeys can move about in total freedom and come into direct contact with visitors.

http://www.puydufou.com/en - theme park featuring many periods in history such as Vikings, Gladiators, Musketeers, along with battle re-enactments, how people lived at that time in history, etc.

http://www.ville-cognac.fr/-Discover-Cognac-.html - official website of Cognac tourist office

http://www.zoo-palmyre.com/index_flash.html - Palmyre Zoo, on the Atlantic Coast, between Royan and Rochefort

http://uk.futuroscope.com/ - a futuristic theme park in Poitiers

http://www.veniseverte.com/ - Green Venice - a beautiful marshland area just waiting to be discovered by canoe, punt or riverboat