Poitou Charentes Gîtes, Apartments and Cottages
Poitou-Charentes is still a preserved region of France while being touristic. Many accomodations can be found in the countryside, or on the seafront as well as in cities further inland and allow to get an actual taste of Poitou-Charentes' identity. The islands are also a must to discover, for instance Ile de Ré or Ile d'Oléron.
Here are different types of accommodation you could find:
- Gîtes de France
The Gites de France label is the most famous and serious label for gites in France and has full support of the French Ministry for Tourism thanks to its quality. In Poitou-Charentes, gites can be found in outstanding and "wild" places like Ile d'Oléron, Ile de Ré, Ile d'Aix but all around the region as well. The region has no less than 1,500 certified lovely self-catering cottages to choose from.
- Cottages in Poitou-Charentes
Many cottages can be found - either to rent or buy - at just some minutes from the sea or even closer, at some metres from the beaches. Traditional holiday properties are stone-built and very authentic with usually a luxuriant surrounding vegetation. As nature has pride of place in the area, these properties generally come with a plot of land allowing to fully enjoy the pleasant climate and settings of the region.
- Rent or buy an apartment
Apartments in Poitou-Charentes are mostly located in big cities. The region has a wide range of comfort on offer at different prices; its luxury flats for foreign tourists are particularly renowned. Bonanzas are foremost located in the countryside around towns like La Rochelle, Angouleme, Poitiers or Niort.
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