The most charming river in France
The Charente River is one of the most beautiful rivers in France. Its crystal-clear waters are inviting for fishing and swimming, and its picturesque banks are home to countless species of flora and fauna. From our base in Jarnac, you can embark on a relaxing and gastronomic cruise through the French regions of Poitou-Charentes and Charentes-Maritime. Jarnac – birthplace of Francois Mitterrand and home of Courvoisier cognac – is a charming coastal town with a delightfuloutdoor swimming pool and a museum displaying the state gifts received by Mitterrand as President of France. In Saint Brice, you can drop anchor in front of a stunning Renaissance chateau and have a picnic.