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River Charente

River Charente

The star of the waterways through Poitou-Charentes has to be the Charente river with its 380km of navigable waterways...

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Rivers further south in Poitou-Charentes

Rivers further south in Poitou-Charentes

With close to 380 or so km total length currently being navigable, it’s not surprising that the Charente is regarded as the real star among the region’s water courses, but it also has an attractive, lesser-known tributary – the Boutonne – which flows for almost 100km through the departments of Deux-Sèvres and Charente Maritime.

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Rivers to the north of the region

Rivers to the north of the region

In the northwest of Poitou-Charentes lie the two rivers after which the département of Deux-Sèvres was named. As its own name suggests, the Sèvre Nantaise flows towards the city of Nantes and the mighty Loire, but it actually trickles into life near Parthenay (whose own Thouet River valley offers a peaceful haven for both walkers and cyclists).

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Rivers in Poitou-Charentes: Go with the flow

Rivers in Poitou-Charentes: Go with the flow

While the world rushes by, rivers take their time and following them shows you places you’d otherwise miss...

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