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 of the courageous men and women who defended their country.
Wheelchair access.
Open from 10am to midday and 2 till 6 pm, Monday to Saturday. Visit length approx. 40 mins
The memorial walk starts at Chatelars, ( Commune of Cherves – Chatelars) An interpretive trail of 4km explaining the history of the maquis Bir’Hacheim. Information boards await you along the way to guide you through this important part of history for the area.


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