Destination guide

The relaxing area of Poitou-Charentes awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Poitou-Charentes with a stay in a holiday home rental. This relaxing city is known for its seafood restaurants, sightseeing and cycling. Local cultural sights include Musee du Nouveau Monde and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Poitou-Charentes

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Poitou-Charentes a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • L'Asinerie du Baudet du Poitou (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Valley of the Monkeys (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Niort Golf Club (20 mi / 32.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Poitou-Charentes

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Poitou-Charentes is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aire de Rejallant (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • The gardens of Argentor (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Poitou-Charentes

The nearest airport is in Poitiers (PIS-Biard), located 34.7 mi (55.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re), which is 53.3 mi (85.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Saint-Saviol Station, Sainte-Eanne La Mothe-St-Heray Station and Blanzay Epanvilliers Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Poitou-Charentes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,600 holiday rentals around Poitou-Charentes. From 4,699 Houses to 522 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Poitou-Charentes is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Poitou-Charentes?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Poitou-Charentes. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bordeaux: 1,252 holiday rentals
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 1,938 holiday rentals
  • Dordogne: 6,337 holiday rentals
  • Cussac: 149 holiday rentals
  • Soubise: 470 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Poitou-Charentes! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Poitou-Charentes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Poitou-Charentes with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Bordeaux: 1,252 holiday homes
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 1,938 holiday homes
  • Cussac: 149 holiday homes
  • Soubise: 470 holiday homes
  • Domme: 1,514 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Poitou-Charentes?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Poitou-Charentes are:

  • Amboise (XAM): 908 holiday houses
  • Chatellerault (XCX): 296 holiday houses
  • Val De Loire Airport (TUF): 794 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Poitou-Charentes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Poitou-Charentes. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chateau d'Usse: 671 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de Laussel: 2,883 holiday rentals
  • Place Plumereau: 782 holiday rentals
  • Rene Bauberot Museum - Chateauponsac: 139 holiday rentals
  • Bordeaux St-Jean Station: 1,365 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Poitou-Charentes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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