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Things to See and Do

Thrills Galore!
Try the parcours (obstacle courses through the trees) and zip wires across the River Vienne - only a few minutes from La Maison Ribotteau.
Not to mention bungee jumping from the viaduct!!
Water Sports
Try water skiing (from 5 years old), canoes or stand up paddle boarding on Lake Chardes.        For the less energetic, take a pedalo with a picnic and tour the lake. 
Canoes and kayaks are available for hire at Moussac (10 minutes drive) for an exhilarating trip down the River Vienne
through the beautiful French countryside.

History and Heritage


Take a stroll over the old viaduct and admire the spectacular views; continue on and up past the church(dating back to the 12th Century), through the town of L'Isle Jourdain, finally stopping for a coffee or aperitif in one of the bars or cafes.



Further afield, visit the regional capital of Poitiers with its historic centre, or the cities of Limoges and Angouleme - or maybe Oradour-sur-Glane, a unique WWII memorial.

Visit the Markets
Spend a morning browsing
a traditional French market
for delicious local
specialities ...
... or try  searching the local vide-greniers and
to pick up a bargain.
Lots for the Children!
There's a wide range of
animal  attractions for the children (which are great for adults too) including
La Vallée des Singes, La Planète des Crocodiles, Les Géants du Ciel, Défi Planet (with a parcours for the little ones
from 3 years old) …
... all within 45 minutes drive from La Maison Ribotteau.
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