Nearby Services and Local Markets

  • Nearby Villages: Montendre (3.6km), Jonzac (19km), Mirambeau (15km),  Blaye (30km)

  • Nearby Cities: Saintes (68km), Bordeaux (68km), Royan (67km)

  • Supermarkets : Montendre, Mirambeau and Jonzac

  • Petrol Stations : Montendre

  • Doctors : Montendre (+33 05 46 49 58 58) 

  • Hospital : Jonzac, Blaye and Saintes 

  • Pharmacy : Montendre

  • Veterinary : Montendre (+33 05 46 49 42 03) 


  • Tuesday Night (July and August) : Food and Drink - Montendre

  • Wednesday Night (July and August) : Food and Drink - Jonzac 

  • Thursday Morning : General - Montendre 

  • Saturday Morning : General - Blaye

  • Saturday Morning : General - Bordeaux 

Places to Visit 

If you wish to explore more of France while visiting Twin Lakes, there are plenty of different places that you can go to. We have listed just a few here that may be of interest. 

Local Villages

Twin Lakes is central to many French Villages that host a variety of markets over the year. Whether you want to explore the wine shops of Saint-Emilion or the historic citadel in Blaye. We can guarantee that there is something for everyone to see and do in these traditional French villages. 

  • Jonzac - 19km

  • Blaye - 30km

  • Cognac - 53km

  • Talmont - 52km

  • Saint-Emilion - 64km


From the small villages to the large beautiful cities. France can offer beauty and culture in all shapes and sizes. 

There is a train station nearby that may travel to the city of your choice.


  • Bordeaux known for its Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, 18th- to 19th-century mansions and notable art museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux. - 68km

  • Royan seaside resort town on France’s Atlantic coast, at the mouth of the Gironde estuary. Its sandy beaches include the 2 km-long, south-facing La Grande Conche with its sheltered waters. The town also has belle epoque villas and modern, postwar architecture such as the concrete Notre-Dame de Royan church. - 67km

  • La Rochelle center for fishing and trade since the 12th century, a maritime tradition that's reflected in its Vieux Port (old harbor) and huge, modern Les Minimes marina. The old town has half-timbered medieval houses and Renaissance architecture, including passageways covered by 17th-century arches.- 133km

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Animals, sea-life, dinosaurs.... France has it all! For more information click on the links below. 

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Nature and Water 

If you prefer water activities or quiet walks you can choose from a variety of locations. 

  • Beauvallon, Montguyon - a beautiful, clear lake surrounded by woodland. This is a hidden treasure. With a restaurant, children's play area and water sports, it is a favourite with a lot of Twin Lakes guests. 


La Palmyre Beach near Royan

For more information about the local area and places to visit click here