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Tourist Information Office:

18 Place des Martyrs De L’Occupation 16700 Ruffec


See facebook page for local events:

Short walk into town for:

Market Place



Bakeries and patisseries


Topiary Garden




Activities and weblinks:


Ruffec Rejallant Canoe Base - Home - Base Canoë Kayak de Ruffec Rejallant en Charente (

Mansle Canie Kayak Base -

Feel Nature Adventure Centre Taize-Aizie (Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboarding and Tree Climbing) Feel Nature


Villefagnan entertainment & Fishing Lake (Pizza Bar Restaurant and music during the summer) - Body of water – Villefagnan


Sauze-Vaussais Lake (ideal for picnics, mini-golf, petanque, fishing allowed, snack bar open the summer) - Body of water of the


Bois Meunier | Deux-Sèvres Tourism: Marais Poitevin, 1H30 from Paris and 30 min beaches (

Angouleme Activity Lake - Plan d'Eau de la Grande Prairie - Nature Sports Station in Saint-Yrieix-sur-Charente - Angoulême Tourisme (

Futurescope Access to futuroscope park - Futuroscope park

Valley of the Monkeys – La Vallée des Singes French zoo near Futuroscope (

Saintes - Gallo-Roman Amphitheatre | City of Saintes (

Oradour-sur-glane: Martyred Village

Also, see the notice board in the communal laundry area.


Public Holidays


See notice board in the communal laundry area, for French Bank Holiday dates.


Please note shops are generally closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays so please check you have supplies.  Intermarche is open on Sundays until 12 noon.

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