Day Trips: Deux-Sevres
Trails through the Secret Poitou
This 110 Km-long marked tourist road connects Poitiers and the Marais Poitevin, inviting travellers to an unusual discovery of the land along the smaller roads.
Maison Theophane Venard
Mr Venard Srs office provides explanations on the familys lifestyle, with visits of the kitchen and the upstairs floor where one can discover the classroom and childrens bedrooms, which still retain memorabilia items. Call Mr Giret. In St Loup Lama
Le Cebron St Loup
246 ha area with huge lake for fishing, windsurfing and other water activities. Picnic area and close by outdoor swimming pool. This lake has a bird watching observatory. Situated near Airvault (79).
Hot Air Balloon
Joy flights in hot air balloons. Take off from Chanteloup or all other appropriate sites (subject to conditions). Information: Mr Fuseau, Chanteloup (79).
Discovered in 1970, the Chamdeniers underground river can be explored over approximately 800m. Naturally formed in the wake of the tectonic movements in the region, the river is comprised of a main corridor that meanders in the direction of Cours.