The department is part of the current region of Poitou-Charentes. It is surrounded by the departments of Vienne, Haute-Vienne, Dordogne, Gironde, Charente-Maritime, and Deux-Sèvres.
Attractions in Charente
The Charente has cities, rural country lanes, beautiful rivers and forests to admire and help you make the most of your stay.
There is a wealth of activities for all ages from markets and fairs plus sports including cycling and walking and leisure activities such as fishing and sightseeing .