Oléron island and part of the Saintongebanner belle saintongearms of the Saintonge (St Eutrope first bishop's mitre and lys flowers).
Wonderful Saintonge

Four main topics

ENTER to "Pictures of Saintonge"

Pictures of Saintonge

in french

ENTER listening to GOULEBENEZE our local bard speaking in our dialect

in saintongeais dialect

(listen our local  language)

GOULEBENÉZE our famous bard.

ENTER to the "Veillée saintongeaise"

in saintongeais dialect

(local folk songs and dances)



in frech

A taste of Belle SAINTONGE

frenchBelle SAINTONGE

The SAINTONGE en savoir plus sur la SAINTONGE

is the part of the Charente-Maritime en savoir plus sur la SAINTONGEdepartment located between the Charente river and the Gironde and which extends to the ANGOUMOIS. A very famous region known for its Romanesque churches  XII th, its fortifications of Vauban, its sites Gallo-Roman, its seafoods, oysters , wines, pineau, cognac and its sunny springs summer and fall.


touristic maps


Links to friend sites
  Around the marshes of SEUDRE: history, heritage, local cooking recipes, flowers, birds...in English
  All about OLERON island: de l'histoire, du travail des hommes, de la nature et le tourisme in french
  Our traditions around a fireplace in french


This site received a prize medal from the "Académie de Saintonge " October 2006

vers le site de l'Académie de SAINTONGE

I thank  Mr Jacques DASSIÉ  from the Académie de SAINTONGE who introduced me.


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Technik: Alain Favraud _ Photos: Michel Rochat & Alain Deliquet_ Presentation Alain Deliquet en savoir plus sur la SAINTONGE


  • arround SAINTES
  • Touristic road maps
  • Travelling to Saintonge
  • The official site of Charente maritime
  • List of touritic offices
  • Contact



    In English:

    Wonderfull CHARENTE-MARITIME by Christian Gensbeitel. Ed.Ouest-France

    In French:

    • Le Patrimoine des communes de la Charente Maritime._Ed. FLOHIC
    • Guide Gallimard: Charente-Maritime SAINTONGE
    •  Itinéraires romans en Saintonge _Ed. Zodiaque

    Local Editors in SAINTONGE

    Site des éditions charentaises "Le croît vif"

    Le site de la revue "Xaintonge"

    Le site des Editions "Rupella"

    Le site de la SEFCO & de la revue "Le Subiet"

    Les éditions BORDESSOULES

    Le site de Geste éditions

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    ______Last update dec 2009______