Imagine a beautiful river filling your window views. Pont Vieux Chambres d’hotes is located at the end of a 15th century bridge and has direct access to the river. The gardens are situated in a tranquil beautiful park like area, yet 2 minutes walk from the town centre... Medieval houses in cobbled streets.... a fountain... an art gallery... this is the Fontorse. Pont Vieux is in the heart of the oldest part of the town steeped in history.
Description of Pont Vieux Chambres D'Hotes Bed & Breakfast:The aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the morning leading you to our beautiful terrace for breakfast, your table overlooking the 15th century Bridge and the medieval town of Confolens.
Sit under the weeping willow beside the waters edge, contemplating the day ahead.
CONFOLENS is situated on the banks of the river Vienne in the CHARENTE region... a land of oak and granite filled with rivers and wooded valleys. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty... a photographer and artists dream. The climate in this region is second only to the South of France. There many walks and cycle rides through miles of unspoilt countryside.
Confolens is situated 60-70 km from the airports’ of Limoges, Poitiers and Angouleme.
This medieval town has many cafe/bars, bakers, butchers, tabac, general store, pharmacies etc. Follow this link to find see more about this beautiful area.
We have three large double bedrooms and one family suite. Every room in has been tastefully renovated and benefits from luxury en-suite facilities and are centrally heated. All rooms have uninterrupted views of the river. Breakfast can be taken in the kitchen /dinning room or on the sun terrace. The garden leads directly to the river.
The fully equipped kitchen is available for making hot drinks and preparing picnics etc.
The large private south facing garden sits in a park-like environment .This year we hope to have a boules court finished for the summer. The garden runs directly to the rivers edge.
Attractions:Tennis, fishing, golf (30 km), horseriding, canoeing - kayak, bike-rail, Futuroscope, Valley of Monkeys, Lakes of Haute Charente, Serpent Island, Roman site, Auto-Racing circuit (Val de Vienne), Animal Park, Chateau's, Moulins. summer season activities: swimming pool, swimming lessons, pedalo, horse-riding lessons, archery, climbing.
Directions to Pont Vieux Chambres D'HotesFrom the north of France driving south, head for Poitiers. Take the N10 to Angouleme until Vivonne, then turn East on D742 to Gencay. Take the D741 to Pressac, then D948 to Confolens. When in Confolens, you will cross the new bridge, follow the one way through town and turn left onto Pont Vieux – Fontorse. We can be found at the end of the old bridge 2nd on the left.
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