Holiday rentals in Chalais, Aquitaine
Chalais is a small market town in South-Western France, and with its friendly atmosphere and charm it entices lots of tourists every year. If you book a holiday cottage or apartment in France you will experience an authentic rural France lifestyle and some of the best weather that France has to offer! Enjoy the sun and cultural activities that Chalais has to offer when you stay in a holiday cottage or apartment.
Experience the rustic charm of this town when you book a holiday home in Chalais
Start off your experience by visiting the Monday morning market, which tourists and locals alike love to visit. You can buy the freshest ingredients here all locally sourced and sample some of the local delicacies until 12pm. In the town square, there are bars and restaurants to visit for lunch and dinner and in the middle, you will find a gorgeous fountain. If you have a penchant for antiques there is an antique shop in the centre full of everything from furniture to trinkets. If walking around tires you out and you fancy a cool dip in a pool, why not visit the communal outside pool where everyone is welcome. At the end of August, the town hosts a weekend of Equestrian activities. Different Equestrian centres from all over the Charente meet there and have competitions. The neighbouring cities easily accessible are Bordeaux and Limoges.
From castles to fast cars – Chalais has a lot to offer
One of the main attractions of Chalais is its castle (Chateau de Chalais), which is perched high on a hill in the town which overlooks the town and offers fantastic views. There are many other historical buildings around the town that also portray the historical significance of the town and a quaint little mill called the Mouli du Puy D’ardanne. Want to do something different? How about going on a donkey ride at Ferme Chen de Greletti! Or if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous then visit the local car racing track at raceandrelaxfrance.