The Local Area

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There are many interesting local towns within a forty-five minuite drive of  La Longere offering a wide range of restaurants, sightseeing and leisure activities.

St Savinien

The pretty riverside town of St Savinien is the closest to  La Longere Charentaise at less than two miles away. It has a good range of local shops, bars, restaurants a regular market, and a  SuperU supermarket. River boats are available to hire  and there is also a children’s boating lake.

St Jean d’Angely

St Jean d’Angley is approximately ten miles distance, and has a wider range of local shops, several supermarkets and a very good choice of restaurants.


The Roman town of Saintes is situated some 15 miles south of La Longere and has a very comprehensive range of shopping, leisure activities and sightseeing including an impressive Roman Amphitheatre.


Rochefort is approximately 13 miles north of La Longere and offers a further choice of restaurants and shopping activities along with historical sites.

La Rochelle

To the north; approximately 35 miles away is the town of La Rochelle, the department capital of the Charente Maritime. It offers quality shopping, markets, specialist boutiques and wide choice of restaurants both in the main town and on the harbour front.

Charente Maritime Tourism

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Charente Maritime Gallery

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