La Roche-Posay – 15 minutes

Thermal waters and spa
Horse racing venue
Medieval city

La Brenne Natural Regional Park – 15 minutes

Park with 1001 ponds – numerous activities, including walking, hiking and cycling.

For example :

Angles-sur-l’Anglin – 20 minutes

One of the most beautiful villages in France

Fontgombault Abbey – 20 minutes

Magnificent abbey in a village along the Creuse inhabited by Benedictine monks. Prayers and Gregorian chants.


National Natural Reserve of Pinail – 45 minutes

The Pinail Natural Reserve is a heather moorland with thousands of ponds.


Saint-Benoît-du-Sault – 1 hour

Medieval village – Heritage site

Futuroscope in Poitiers – 1 hour

Attractions and shows

Castles in the vicinity and Loire Valley Castles

Azay-le Ferron Castle – 15 minutes

Grand-Pressigny Castle – 25 minutes

Bridoré Castle – 30 minutes

Touffou Castle – 45 minutes

Chenonceau, Azay-Le-Rideau, Chinon Loire Valley Castles – 1 hour 


Four castles
Romanesque Saint Martin church
Wash house


Walking and cycling paths
Canoeing and kayaking on nearby rivers
Villages with typical churches and beautiful castles

Playground area of La Bussière – 30 minutes

Places to eat (in the evening)


Cycle Hire:

Green Path Sud Touraine : Descartes/Tournon-Saint-Martin and other paths

Green Path La Brenne Regional Park :
Tournon-Saint-Martin/Le Blanc in La Brenne Regional Park

Boucle des Baronnies (from Bossay-sur-Claise)

Les Bertaulières are handy for the Green Path.

Canoeing and Kayaking

La Fourmy Saint-Pierre-de-Maillé – 25 minutes

Canoë-kayak Club Le Blanc – 02 54 37 77 99 – 30 minutes

Canoë Val de Creuse Le Blanc – 30 minutes

Club de Kayak de Descartes – 30 minutes

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    The Claise