Places to Visit


Top 10 days out with kids near Charente and Dordogne

Whilst staying at Les Rivieres, enjoy some great family days out from our Top 10 days out with kids near Charente and Dordogne… all tried and tested of course! 1. Acrobanching or Tree climbing If you love the great outdoors, then acrobranching at St Aulaye set on the river Dronne is certainly a must.  First of […]

Top 10 Unusual Must Visit Shops In Angouleme

Love shopping! Then check out Les Rivieres top 10 unusual must visit shops in Angouleme.  Alongside some high street favourites like H&M, Pull and Bear, Super dry, Zara and Galarie Lafayette, these are little gems that are well worth a visit…  L’ombre de Marque. Discount designer items 2.   Boudoir de Marguerite. Pre- loved chic designer outfits […]

Best 5 Restaurants in Angouleme

We have put together the best 5 restaurants in Angouleme… in our opinion, tried and tested of course (many times). Le Comptior de Brice   Hotel St Gelais   La Ruelle     St Andre Chez Paul Check out other blog Unusual Shops to visit in Angouleme



The Venice of the Perigord is the jewel of the Perigord with the river Dronne encircling the town. The town has a nice mix of medieval and renaissance architecture to admire. The town is classed as one of ‘le Plus Beau Village’ in France. The Benedictine Abbey on the river’s edge is superb and this […]

The best places to eat within 5km of les Rivieres

Le Lavalette. Amazing setting with outdoor dining under the 15th century market in Villebois Lavalette. Modern French cuisine with a touch of the local specialities. 2. Le restaurant du Musee aux tourbieres restaurant. Set on a nature reserve over looking lakes and woodland, a magical setting for Lunch. A nice cycle ride from gites, makes […]

A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies

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