Location

Close to the beautiful village of Angles sur l’Anglin in the Vienne, Nouvelle Aquitaine, nearest cities Poitiers and Tours.

La Métairie d’Auge can be reached:

By road-  about 240 miles from the ferry ports of Caen and St Malo. Save money on Brittany Ferry crossings by using our discount voucher code (ask for details).

By rail- via Paris to Chatellerault

By air from:

  • Dublin or Stansted to Tours
  • Edinburgh or Stansted to Poitiers
  • Bristol, Manchester, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Stansted to Limoges            (car hire available at these airports).

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The old mill at Angles sur l'Anglin

La Métairie d’Auge is a 20 minute walk from Vicq-sur-Gartempe- a quiet village in the Vienne close to the borders of the departments of the Touraine and the Indre.
The village has a post office, library, general store, bakery and café/bar. 

historic Angles sur l'Anglin

A 30 minute walk in the other direction brings you to the village of Angles-sur-l’Anglin.  Situated either side of the river Anglin andwith its own ruined chateau, the picturesque village is holder of an award for one of the prettiest villages in France. The village is famous for its cottage industry – producing Jours d’Angles embroidery and for the magnificent carvings found in nearby prehistoric caves. Angles-sur-l’Anglin has several cafés and restaurants, a tabac and a pharmacy.

The beautiful spa town of La Roche Posay is 8km away-  an important centre for the treatment of skin conditions for which the spa water is said to be an effective cure. The town has many shops and a supermarket as well as weekly markets- one food and one general and in the summer an evening “marché du terroir” devoted to selling delicious local produce . La Roche Posay also has a beautiful 18-hole golf course which is open to non-members.

Châtellerault is the nearest large town (30km). The townhas excellent shops and several supermarkets as well as a large weekly market.

The historical city of Poitiers is a 45 minute drive away. The ancient city is situated on a hill and is excellent for shopping and sightseeing.River Gartempe at Vicq sur Gartempe