Places of interest


The archaeological park's Cassinomagus at Chassenon

Cassinomagus, now Chassenon was an important Roman town built on the Agrippa road ( road between Saintes and Lyon ) It comprised a collection of public buildings…hot baths, theatre, temples and an aqueduct. It was an important Gallo-Roman sanctuary in

The Second World War

The Resistance Museeum at Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure Helps us to understand and remember. The House of the Resistance brings to life the role played by the Maquis Bir’Hacheim through painted German propaganda posters, weapons, clothing, resistance leaders portraits, and stories
Village de Brigueil


The Haute Charente is also rich in local heritage. Charming villages, remarkable churches, fountains, available to see during your wanderings around the area. Here is a selection of must see sites. The fortified town of Brigueuil Here is a village

Guided Visits

The Tourist Office guides help you discover an area rich in heritage, their passion and good humour abounds! Contact the office for the list of visits.

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