Carole et Sébastien MOTARD

La Grange d’Obevie
16410 FOUQUEBRUNE
Tel : 05 45 24 56 49
06 79 83 61 35
sebastienmotard@orange.fr

La Grange d'Obevie

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Festivals in Charente

-  January : International Festival of Comic Books, in Angoulême.
-  April : Detective Film Festival, in Cognac
-  May : Art Festival, in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne
-  June : "Afro-American Musics" in Angoulême - Sarabands of the Bouchauds - Romantic Festival (concerts, theater, book fair, art gallery, poetry evening, cinema focusing on Romanticism), around Blanzac.
-  July : Cognac Blues Festival
-  August : Hot Air Balloon European Cup in Mainfonds - "Musics of the World" in Confolens
-  September : Theater Festival in Cognac - Car Race, in Angoulême
-  October : Piano Festival
-  November : Ludoland, toy fair - Gastronomades, gastronomy festival !
-  December : Distillers festival.

Places to visit

-  Dignac : at the foot of the romanesque church you must visit the small medieval garden !

-  La Rochefoucauld : the town has kept beautiful ancient houses. The castle is open to visit : it is the property of the family La Rochefoucauld stronghold for over a millenary. You must also visit : the ancient hospital pharmacy, the Abbey church and the church.

-  Forêt de la Braconne : alon the paths of this large forest, you will discover a large range of animals and flowers.

-  Villebois-Lavalette : the castle (XVIIth century) is surrounded by a wall dating from the XIIIth century. In the heart of this feudal city, the beautiful XVIIth century covered market is still in use.

-  In Souffrignac, the "Jardins du Bandiat" : collection gardens, country museum, festivals and bio products sale.

-  The water-mills : Moulin de Trotte Renard, in Bunzac on the Bandiat, those of Menat and Chabrot on the Tardoire, the « Moulin de la Forge » in Rancogne or the Moulin de la Chaume in St Germain de Montbron. The only one of its sort in France, the « Moulin de la Pierre » in Vilhonneur saws enormous limestone blocks.

-  Vilhonneur : this village has a ford to cross over the Tardoire ; its houses group around a tiny romanesque church.

Sports

-  Swimming pool : Gardes le Pontaroux (8 km), Angoulême (15 km)
-  Horse riding : Torsac (7 km)
-  Tennis : Villebois-Lavalette (8 km)
-  Golf : Angoulême (15 km)
-  Canoeing : Angoulême (15 km)
-  Angling : Angoulême (15 km)
-  Speleology : Rancogne