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Things to do

 

The surrounding area has numerous attractions.

 

Your hosts have good knowledge of these attractions and can provide advice on where to go, what to do and how to enjoy yourselves.

 

When you arrive at Chez Tayzac, John and Shelagh will be pleased to provide you with an information file. This file will provide you with important information concerning the campsite regulations but, more importantly, with written information and all the necessary contact details for  'Things to Do' in this area of France that will be highlighted in this website.

 

Visit our Information Page for full details of things to do around our campsite.

 

Within 20km you may find all of the following amenities:

 

Cycling/Walking tracks

Local Nature Reserves

Fishing – river, lake and sea




Wine tasting/Tours

 Local markets

Concerts, Theatre and Street Events

Local markets in France


Equestrian Centres

Boat trips

 Outdoor and indoor swimming pools

Horse riding in Gironde
Les Antilles Lagoon pool Jonzac

Go-Karting

Golf Courses

Restaurants


Go Karting
Golf courses


Places to Visit

 

The highlights of the region include:

 

Stroll around the historic city of Bordeaux

 

Follow the ‘Route Verte’ along the Gironde Estuary to the coastal resort of Royan with its beautiful beaches

 

Visit the zoo at La Palmyre

 

Visit the Roman city of Saintes [on the River Charente] with its amphitheatre, cathedral, museums, shops and restaurants

 

Visit the town of Jonzac with its thermal spa, castle, indoor lagoon swimming pool and casino

 

Hire a boat or a pedalo and cruise the River Charente

 

Stroll around the historic town of Cognac with its beautiful riverside setting and experience a ‘cognac tasting tour’

 

Climb Dune de Pyla – the largest sand dune in Europe

 

Visit the beautiful beaches of the Cote D’Or

 

Attend the weekly night markets at Montendre, Jonzac and other local towns: enjoy the chance to shop in a convivial atmosphere whilst eating outside with friends and being entertained by local bands/groups.

 

All through the summer you will find a multitude of events to entertain you, from classical concerts on the beach at Royan street art and acrobatics in Jonzac, jazz/pop concerts in Cognac, St. Martial de Mirambeau, Montendre, Jonzac and Blaye, to small local brocantes in all the towns and villages.

 

For the more energetic visitor, we have copies of numerous cycle routes [of various lengths and difficulties] within relatively easy reach of the campsite. These include the cycle paths [utilising old railway lines] between Etauliers and Blaye [14km] and the Route Verte between Barbezieux and Clerac [37km].

 

 

 

 

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