Préfecture de la Charente à Angoulême


Situated just one département away from the Atlantic coast, in the south of the Poitou-Charentes region, the Charente enjoys a mild and temperate climate, with a diverse countryside from rolling hills, gorges and forests, vineyards and fields along with numerous lakes and rivers, including its namesake the river Charente.



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If you are interested in buying property in this beautiful, unspoiled area of France we have collected together a handful of articles to help you discover more about this département.

Property Guide to the Charente

Confolens in Charente
Thinking of buying a property in Poitou-Charentes? This article is an introductory guide to the area covering climate, landscape, attractions, access, property styles and prices.
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Property Hotspot - Montbron

Montbron in Charente, is a fine example of a traditional town, and offers a range of classically French properties, with price tags to suit all budgets.
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Poitou-Charentes Property Guide

Halfway down the west coast of France, Poitou-Charentes encompasses the departments of Deux-Sèvres, Vienne, Charente, Charente-Maritime; and is also home to the famed Île de Ré and Île d’Oléron islands.
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10 Reasons to Visit : The Charente

Flanked by the Dordogne and Charente-Maritime departments, the tranquil Charente has a wealth of enticing elements to lure visitors
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Uncharted Charente

The Sills have had many adventures in the old farmhouse they bought in deepest Charente back in 2000. Their love affair with France is still going strong
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Seven Reasons to Buy in Poitou-Charentes

Welcome to sunflower country! In July, witness the fields around you transform into glorious oceans of yellow, creating the perfect backdrop for a scenic stroll or bike ride.
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Buying Hotspots – Ruffec

The Château de Verteuil on the Charente River
This attractive floral town, which was awarded 'two flowers' by Le Conseil National des villes et Villages Fleuris, dates back to the 10th century. Founded by King Lothias, Ruffec was once home to a castle fortress and the surrounding area boasts a vast range of historic landmarks, vineyards, natural beauty spots, rivers and much more.
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