leisure and relaxation

Plenty to keep you amused and feeling good at and around Le Manoir Souhait:

Pool & terraces : Solar heated swimming pool with covered and open sun terraces, sauna & jacuzzi.  'Honesty' poolside cool drinks bar.

Deck Games : Undercover deck with games snooker & table tennis and garden 'kiddies' park with swings, slide & see-saw.

Wine Tasting : Wine tasting à chez nous, conducted by Noel Lépreux our wine agent, and with the opportunity to purchase - a very pleasant way to spend a sunny afternoon!

Gourvillette's own quality wine from hand picked grapes ~ Le Pique Russe ~ a superb Cab.Sauvignon/Merlot , Chardonnay or  Colombard ~ visit the distillery & sample.    Gourvillette's own Moutarderie with aromatic garden open to visits ~ producing & selling so much more than their very excellent mustards!

Cognac : A lovely riverside town where the major Cognac houses offer Distillery Tours - We offer an admission concession on the Remy Martin tour. Visits to local producers can be arranged for you.
Country Side : Perfect cycling and walking terrain. Bird watching enthusiasts will be delighted at the variety our countryside has to offer. Photographers & Artists alike comment on this region's exceptional clarity of light.
La Charente : Stunning waterways for sport and leisure ~ fishing, boating, kayak.

Towns rich in Roman history, Beaches offering surf and miles of fine sand, Chateaux and Gardens to delight.


just a few of the ~ Forthcoming Local Events

January ~ Angouleme International Cartoon Strip Festival

May-June ~ International de Musique de Chambres en Charentes

May ~ Wine Festival ~ Beauvais sur Matha

July ~ Cognac Blues Passions ~ 14 July ~ Bastille Day with firework celebrations local and regional

August ~ Royan Violin concert held on the sands

September ~ Angouleme Circuit des International des Remparts 2014



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hats at the seaside
poolside terraces
Terrace at Night
local markets
Road to Gourvillette
local horse & cart rides
on the road

Will & Liz Weeks    |    7, Rue du Chateau d'Eau, 17490 Gourvillette - France    |    T 0033 (0)5 46 26 18 41    |    weeks@manoirsouhait.com
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