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Visit Saintes & la Saintonge is to visit 2000 years of history!

Do not miss to immerse yourself in the musical universe of the Abbaye aux Dames the musical city, to discover the exceptional Gallo-Roman heritage of Saintes, and to let yourself be carried away by the natural and poetic atmosphere of the banks of the Charente river ...

La Saintonge, a secret and living soul, is imbued with Romanesque art, precious vineyards where Pineau des Charentes and cognac are essential products, charming châteaux such as Crazannes, Panloy, and Roche Courbon and the Abbey of Fontdouce.

La Saintonge is also the Pierres & Eau villages, like Saint-Sauvant, with the charm of a southern village. This Fortified Small Town of Character, in the valley of the Koran, is called the "little Rocamadour Charentais".

Saintes & la Saintonge is the perfect place to make the most beautiful souvenir albums ...

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Arc de Germanicus - Saintes
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Arch of Germanicus

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The Arch of Germanicus, often cited as one of the 10 most beautiful Gallo-Roman vestiges, almost disappeared……