Departments "The 2 Charentes"

"Charente" and "Charente Maritime"

The two Charentes are the root of so many adventures, so many discoveries and so much emotion...


The medieval town of Confolens, a “city of art and history”, is located 13 km from Availles-Limouzine; come and discover its ancient 13th century fortified bridge, its pretty residences along the Vienne and its church of Sainte Maxime. In August, the “World Music and Dance” international folklore festival brings the city to life, with its dancers and musicians from all over the world.


Located 70 km from Availles-Limouzine, Angoulême, a “city of art and history”, has become THE comic strip capital in just a few decades. With its international festival dedicated to the “9th art”, its painted walls and its museum dedicated to comic books, the city of Angoulême is patently focused on creativity.