Leisure activities



Country walkways, ancient paths and little roads criss-crossing the hills, all offer a lot of lovely country roaming. There are more than 700 kilometres of signposted walks, over hills, down valleys and through oak, chestnut and white beech forests that

Mountain biking and road cycling

Cyclists are not left out in the Haute Charente! Specific maps for mountain bikers and road bikes are available from the Tourist Office. Road circuits based on several levels of difficulty (family, discovery and exploration) allow families and experts to


Pike, perch, carp and Zander cruise both lakes. Get out your fishing lines! On either lake: Fishing is permissible all year. 2nd categorie Fishing permit is obligatory for each water with current authorising stamp. Permit available at the tourist information


Nothing like a good swim in the summer! Various water parks are available to provide unforgettable memories with family or friends!

Events planned Charente Limousine.


Tourism & Handicap

The Haute Charente has the largest lake area in the Poitou-Charentes. Hardwood forests, groves, waters and heritage provide a welcome rest, relaxation and getting together with friends and family.

Lakes of Haute Charente - Tourism & Handicap