Useful links


Defra – All your dog passport information


AFerry –   Remember, you don’t need to go via the same route there & back, if the times of different sailings suit you better.


Local Attractions & Places to Go

L’Hôtel du Diamant – (English run restaurant about 15 mins away – lovely steak dinners)

The Green Man, Charroux – English run bar, in a lovely village, about 15 mins away

Bar Les Tilleuls, bar & café – Offering food from 11am until at least 9pm, 6 days a week. About 12 mins away.  Facebook 



Civray tourist information

More on Civray

Living Magazine

Monkey Park at Romagne

Outdoor pools & sunbathing – at Vivonne, 25 mins away

Futuroscope Theme Park, – Poitiers, 45 mins away

Civray Swimming Baths – Indoor and outdoor pools with sunbathing in the summer, 20 mins away

Vienne, things to do & see

Charente, things to do & see

Poitiers, things to do & see


Useful Apps


Google maps – free & great for GPS in Europe if you have unlimited internet

Google Translate – free

Duolingo – free, language lessons

Speedometer – to give you your speed in Kph