Thermal Baths, Jonzac
The thermal baths at Jonzac are unique for their setting, built in the heart of a former stone quarry cathedral. The two thermal water pools, whose richness in iron can be noted, wrap around the pillars, while an aquatic path winds through the pool room. The kaolin bath, dug into the stone, promises you an exotic moment, with its cave-like appearance. We are located 20 mins by car from Jonzac.
Les Antilles de Jonzac - Aquatic Centre
Under its huge canopy of more than 10,000 m2, you will find a tropical lagoon, with its central Roman bath, slide and swimming pool. As for the relaxation area, you can bask in water at 32°C in the counter-current river, access the jacuzzis, hammam and sauna... To eat on site: a panoramic restaurant by reservation and a snack are at your disposal. Don't forget to take a tour of the tropical greenhouse.
Saint-Émilion is most famous for its prestigious red wines. It is one the oldest active wine-producing areas in the Bordeaux region, with a history dating back to the ancient Romans. It is also registered as a heritage site by UNESCO.
Enjoy a morning strolling its cobbled winding streets, tasting delicious wines before dining in one of the many good restauarants. 'Gites de Sources' is approximately a one hour drive from St. Emilion.
Greenway of Haute Saintonge
Just 15 minutes from 'Gites de Source' you'll find this lovely greenway where you can enjoy leisurely walks and/or cycle. Voie verte de Haute Saintonge.
We provide adult bikes free of charge and you can enjoy cycling the quiet country roads directly from the gite.
11 hectares of pine forest, paths, fragrances, diverse visual atmospheres, at the edge of the Baron-Desqueyroux Lake in Montendre.
There are six different Mazes to explore and get lost in as well as a cafe on site. Located at 10 minutes by car from 'Gites de Source'.
Cognac is a lovely town located at approximately 48km from 'Gites de Source'.
Apart from a tour of the Henessey and Martell brandy distilleries, the town itself is very attractive with an old quarter where you can wander the cobbled winding streets. There are many nice cafes and restaurants to dine out.
Atlantic Coast Beaches
Fancy a day at the beach?
We are located an hour and 10 minutes drive from the nearest beaches.
Spend the day at Saint Georges de Didonne or Royan where you'll enjoy large, uncrowded beaches.