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Bienvenue à Fleur de lys


Fleur de lys is situated in the peacful village of Ansac sur Vienne , with an excellent Boulangerie /Patisserie, Boucherie/Epicerie and Pharmacy, situated on the banks of the picturesque Vienne river.


The medieval market town of  Confolens, in the beautiful 'Pays Charente Limousine' is about 2.5kms downstream (north) of here. There are many other attractive towns and villages to visit nearby such as: Abzac, Alloue, Brillac, Brigueuil, Chabanais, Champagne Mouton, Civray, Esse, Etagnac, Lesterps, Manot, Montemboeuf, Rochechouart, and St-Junien.


We are almost centrally located in the triangle of the historic cities of Angouleme (40mins), Limoges (50mins) and Poitiers (1hr). They are all well worth a visit to see their architecture and shops!It is approximately 2 hours from La Rochelle and the Atlantic coast , and just over an hour from the world famous distilleries at Cognac (Hennesey, Martell, Remy Martin etc. who all offer guided tours & tastings!)we are also only half an hour from France's 'Lake District' - Les Lacs du Haute Charente, with beaches, watersports and a woodland adventure park (for the energetic and brave!).

This location makes us an excellent base for those wanting to explore this beautiful and historic region.

Travel Details

Road -  about 4 hours from Paris (A6, A71, A20) via Limoges and then N141 via St Junien to the D948 to Confolens, where one turns left to cross the River Vienne, then left again on the D952 to Ansac.About 7 hours from Calais via Rouen, Le Mans, Tours & Poitiers.

Rail - TGV trains run from Paris to Limoges, Poitiers and Angouleme, then by road.

Air - UK flights to Limoges & Poitiers (Ryanair, Flybe).We are situated 40 minutes from the airport

car - car hire is available at the airport

Collections from the above local airports and stations can be arranged with the owners at reasonable cost if you do not wish to drive on your holiday.

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