Destination guide

Travel to lively Charente

Enjoy the area's wineries, opera and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Charente. Travelers to this trendy city praise the theme park, cocktail bars and golfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Charente

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Charente a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nautilis (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hirondelle Golf (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Golf International de la Preze (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Courvoisier (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Cognac Golf (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Camus (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Charente

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charente is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chaigne Gardens (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Kingfisher Lake (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • The gardens of Argentor (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Aire de Rejallant (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Francois Ier Park (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
  • Cognac Public Garden (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Charente

The nearest airport is in Perigueux (PGX), located 46.7 mi (75.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Limoges (LIG-Limoges Intl.), which is 47.9 mi (77.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ruelle Station, Angoulême Station and La Rochefoucauld Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Charente?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,398 vacation rentals near Charente. From 586 Houses to 58 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Charente for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Charente?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Charente. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cognac: 151 vacation rentals
  • Angoulême: 78 vacation rentals
  • Marthon: 106 vacation rentals
  • Charras: 89 vacation rentals
  • Jarnac: 115 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Charente! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Charente?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Charente:

  • Cognac: 151 rentals
  • Angoulême: 78 rentals
  • Marthon: 106 rentals
  • Charras: 89 rentals
  • Jarnac: 115 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Charente?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Charente are:

  • Chateaubernard Airport (CNG): 469 vacation rentals
  • Brie Champniers Airport (ANG): 250 vacation rentals
  • Libourne (XLR): 635 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Charente?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Charente. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gondeville Jarnac-Charente Station: 337 rentals
  • Hennessy Cognac Company: 498 rentals
  • Chabanais Station: 265 rentals
  • Barbezieux Castle: 436 rentals
  • Hirondelle Golf: 275 rentals

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

Explore destinations around Charente

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78 vacation rentals
Marthon
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130 vacation rentals
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49 vacation rentals