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The Area

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Towns & Villages

Lezay 12kms Very large market every Tuesday morning. Supermarket & bars/restaurant.
Melle 20ms - a beautiful market town in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes with restaurants, supermarkets and banks.The town is best known for having three fine examples of roman-style churches, constructed in the 11th/12th centuries. Just outside the town are the silver mines that once made Melle the centre of the Mint for France.
Marais Poitevin - a large region of canals and marshes; best explored on a boat hired from one of the towns here.
Parthenay - visit the medieval centre with its castle ruins and picturesque setting on the banks of the Thouet river.
Other attractions nearby include Futuroscope, Vallee Des Singes & the Crocodile Park.

La Rochelle is well worth a visit anytime of year and has the nearest beaches, approx. 1hr 40mins drive

Near to Caunay

Sauzé-Vaussais 10kms, nearest town with large supermarket, couple of bars and restaurants.

Madhatters Restaurant is within walking distance (1.8km)
Lezay 12kms 
Melle 23kms 

Ruffec 25kms

La Rochelle 100kms

Other attractions as above.

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