French Yoga Garden

Our Region

Local area

Places of interest in the local area:


Historical village of Charroux

We are  located on the outskirts the little village of charroux in the Vienne department of the  Poitou-Charentes region in western France. The remains of the Benedictine Charroux Abbey, founded in the 8th century, are preserved in the town.

Find out more about Charroux


Water Sports

Wild Swimming in our nearby lakes or the river Charente, plus canoeing and kayaking all available from the house, as well as other local water activities just 100 metres away.


Historic town of Verteuil

The nearby beautiful historic town of Verteuil is on the pilgrimage route that leads from Tours to Santiago de Compostelle.

The town is overlooked by the castle that situated on the banks of the river – it’s a pretty place to explore with several.


Vide Grenier

Local Brocantes and vide greniers

Visiting brocantes, braderies and vide greniers is almost a national pastime in France.  Ask us about the best local flea markets.

Boat Hire

Boat hire

What better way to spend a sunny day than messing around on the waterways of the Marennes


Wine Tasting

Our most local wine – Haut Poitou is gorgeous and great value too.

Other Activities

See the Vienne Tourist page for more details on activities and things to do in the area

Roc aux Sorciers
  • Spa Source La Roche-Posay – This award winning spa – just over an hour away will feature in the retreat programme but you can book in for a longer stay as desired
  • Roc aux Sorciers Prehistoric Sculpture Interpretation Centre
  • La Belle Flower Garden
  • Crocodile Planet
  • Blossac Theatre
  • Town of the Written
  • Monkey Valley
  • Le Cormenier Museum
  • Saint-Cyr Outdoor Recreation Area
  • DéfiPlanet’ in Dienné: the Leisure Park
  • Saint Savin-sur-Gartempe Abbey
  • Giants of the Sky
  • VéloRail de Chauvigny Rail Bike
  • Futuroscope Theme Park


Camino de Santiago

Pilgrims Walk

St. Jacques de Compostelle passes through Charroux and we regularly have pilgrims staying with us for some rest and recuperation.

Heading south, it crosses the Spanish border into the Basque country and leads to the town of St. Jean Pied de Port, or on to Spain for the more energetic.

Find out more about the Camino de Santiago

Aquitaine Beaches

The Beaches of the Aquitaine

The beaches of the Aquitaine – Along the western coast of Aquitaine in south-west France there is an almost unbroken line of beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean.  Many of these beaches are simply stunning with miles of golden sand too to wash your cares away.

Visit the ‘France This Way’ website for further information



French Yoga Garden
Moulin de Chantegrolle

Tel +33 (0)5 49 87 36 26


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