Our Values

GÓtes de France Charente
50 years experience

The GÓtes de France label has grown and developed over the years and is now the largest guest-house network in Europe.
In 2015, GÓtes de France celebrated its 60th birthday.
All our accommodations are classified according to their level of comfort and equipment, and are regularly visited.

Holidays in Charente

Our objectives

- promote comfortable, friendly holiday stays,
- meet the special needs of holidaymakers seeking authentic, convivial holidays in natural settings, peace and quiet, novelty and wide open spaces,
- help to preserve and promote the French countryside and its special cultural heritage,
- participate in local development and bring stability to the rural population by providing additional resources through tourism.


Gites de France Booking Service

Booking service

The team at GÓtes de France© Charente is at your service to help you find the ideal accommodation for your holidays, according to your needs and wishes. The booking service proposes self-catering accommodations, but also B&B guest houses for your shorter stays.

Holidays in Charente

Your holidays in Charente with GÓtes de France

GÓtes de France Charente accommodations are mainly set in ancient buildings, with a great variety of architectural styles : humble farmhouses, barns, castles, convents and priories, manors or middle-class houses, water-mills or pigeon lofts, all carefully restored in the local style and comfortably equipped. Today, you will find behind these ancient stone walls all the modern equipment that will participate to make your holidays unforgettable : swimming-pools, saunas and jaccuzzi, internet connexions... Our accommodations are an ideal setting for your holidays, a combination of modern comfort and ancient style.

family holidays in Charente

Staying with your family

In Charente, many owners have paid a special attention to accommodating families. The children bedrooms are decorated in a cheerful style, the self-catering houses have all the nursing equipment... some of them even include a playroom ! The younger ones love discovering swings and slides in the often enclosed gardens, and the older ones finding bikes, table tennis, balls and other outdoor games. During their holidays in Charente, the children can experience the life on a farm and meet baby animals, learn how a watermill works, or how to grow bio vegetable... Each accommodation is different and offers new opportunities for country holiday adventures.

Welcome in Charente

A warm welcome

Gites de France in Charente are more than a simple accommodation : our hosts offer a warm and personalized welcome to the visitors, delighted to guide them on the country paths of their region and showing them another way of life. Charente offers a rich range of landscapes, heritage treasures, outdoor activities and local specialties to taste with your friends and family.

A GÓtes de France holiday is both enriching and relaxing, thanks to the 44,000 men and women who welcome you into their homes, each one different and unique.

These values have made GÓtes de France a leading force in sustainable development for rural tourism.