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  • Loved It - Great Apartment

    "We just returned home and had a wonderful stay at the apartment. It was beautiful, very clean and I would definitely rent it again. I reread some of the other comments and Yes there was some construction outside, but it was not loud nor was it dirty in the least. Yes the wine bar below is a popular place and was noisy, but it's Paris, not the country. People stay up late. We all still slept well and loved our stay. The shower was great, the appliances all worked perfectly and it was very well stocked. Arranging for the car to take us to the airport was also a plus, so easy and stress free. I will stay again and recommend it to friends. Thanks again Alban and Katrine"
    Guest: Kim Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 8, 2014
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  • Charming Apartment In An Excellent Location

    "I recently spent a week in this well-maintained apartment in the Marais, a wonderful area in itself to explore, and also within walking distance of many renowned Paris sites. I found the apartment to be spacious, quiet, and immaculately clean. The bed is comfortable with quality linens and pillows and there is a generous supply of extra towels available for guests (not always the case in vacation rentals). The kitchen is well-equipped and there are plenty of vendors just around the corner to supply ingredients for preparing meals. During the week I was there, the weather was very warm, but the stone walls in the apartment kept it refreshingly cool, making it a good choice for visitors during the summer months. The owner, Chris, provides thorough information about using the apartment amenities and is always helpful by phone if you have further questions. I highly recommend this apartment for an enjoyable stay in Paris."
    Guest: Susan D. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 4, 2014
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  • ?omfortable apartment in a nice area

    "The apartment is very convenient, bright and located in an excellent area. The apartment is fully equipped with all necessary. Located near two metro stations, many shops, restaurants and cafes. The Eiffel tower is within walking distance. Friendly owners and neighbors. We will definitely recommend you to our friends."
    Guest: Olga K. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 4, 2014
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  • Paris Gem

    "Stayed for days. Great apt. as pictured. Great location. Close to everything, metro, grocery store, shops and restaurants. Particularly liked the feeling of living in a Parisian neiborhood. Great area to walk and explore with a less touristy atmosphere. Pierre the manager couldn't have been more helpful and available. Great for a single or couple. More would be a little tight , I thought. I really felt like it was " home" for 12 days! It doesn't have a dryer, the only concern if several people staying there. Would definitely rent it again!"
    Guest: Joan C. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 24, 2014
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Poitou-Charentes Travel Tips

Poitou-Charentes Vacation Rentals on the Sunny Atlantic Coast of France

Poitou-Charentes is located on the Atlantic coast of France, between the Loire Valley and Bordeaux regions. It benefits from an oceanic climate and is one of the sunniest areas along the coast, with moderate summers and warm winters. It has over 300 miles of coastline, with excellent beaches and wonderful ocean villages and towns. Inland, it is region of woodlands, valleys, canals, and famous vineyards. The region is divided into four areas, referred to as departments -- Charente, Charente-Maritime, Deux-Sevrés and Vienne. The regional capital is Poitiers.

Poitou-Charentes accommodations include a selection of hotels, bed and breakfasts, inns and vacation rental properties. Many visitors here choose rental properties for the wide choice of homes available, the benefit of more space than in hotels, and facilities such as a private pool. Renting a home provides visitors with the opportunity to experience French living, in towns or villages across the region.

Poitou-Charentes Accommodations Are Surrounded by History

Charente-Maritime is the most popular coastal vacation area. One of the most famous towns for Poitou-Charentes vacation rentals is La Rochelle. This historic coastal town dates from the 17th century and is one of the charming port towns in France, with a wealth of attractions for visitors. The old town area, around the harbor, is of particular interest, with fascinating architecture and monuments. The town is known for its fish restaurants and the harbor area is a nice place to stroll in the evening. Along with wonderful shopping, there are an excellent natural history museum, aquarium, and a small beach. For those who enjoy bicycling, there are numerous paths and areas for biking. From La Rochelle, visitors can take a variety of boat trips to many places, including several islands, such as Ile de Ré, a wonderful village with great beaches and a unique atmosphere or Ile d’Oleron with excellent beaches and a beautiful chateau to explore. Also nearby is Ile d’Aix, famed for its prison, dating from the French Revolution, and a house built by Napoleon which is now a museum.

In the area of Charente is the town of Cognac, whose major product is the popular liqueur of the same name. Visitors here should not miss the opportunity to buy a bottle or two! Visitors to the area will also enjoy the village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne. A carefully renovated village, it is known for its white stone houses and a spectacular 5th-century church, hewn from the rock. The town is set on a steep hill, overlooking the Dronne River.

The regional capital, Poitiers, located in the Vienne department, is an interesting town with spacious boulevards and a maze of streets with charming shops and cafes. The abbey at Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe is a world heritage site and a famous attraction of the area. Chauvigny is a medieval market town with three castles. Close to this town is Angles-sur-l’Anglin, known as one of the most beautiful villages in France. For families, a must-see is the local theme park, Futuroscope. Children will enjoy the rides, giant movie screens, and dancing robots.

The fourth area is Deux-Sevres. Much of this area is ideally explored by boat, for its canals and marshland. Here, visitors may enjoy the Melle, a lively town with three 11th- and 12th-century churches.

Additional tourist information of the area can be found on iGuide Poitou-Charentes travel guides.

Regional Specialties of Poitou-Charentes

France is a delightful country for food lovers, and each region has its own specialties. Due to the coastal location of Poitou-Charentes villas, the regional specialties are mainly seafood, such mussels in white wine or cream and a delicious fish soup. Other dishes such as Poitou lamb and Chabichou are both common on many restaurant menus. Naturally, cognac is a local beverage as well as good local wine.

Poitou-Charentes Villas for Fabulous Local Souvenirs

Both La Rochelle and Poitiers are great shopping opportunities. Visitors looking for local souvenirs may want to consider the region’s most famous export, Cognac, or the local wine, pineau des Charentes. Another regional specialty is the wonderful cheese, such as brebis d'Oléron, bûche du Poitou Chabichou du Poitou, Chabis, Chavroux, chèvre du Poitou and faisselle.

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