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