Gémozac is a quaint village of 3,000 people located about 20 minutes south of Saintes on the D6 and is about 20 minutes drive to explore the 40km of beaches around Royan. Not far from Gemozac are the bustling but charming cities of both Bordeaux and La Rochelle – perfect for shopping and city wandering. The charming fishing villages of the Gironde Estuary are also closeby.

Gémozac itself has lovely local restaurants, all easy walking distance from the house. A beautiful church in the village square forms the centre of the fully serviced village with access to local butchers,bakers , greengrocers, pharmacies, tabac ,post office . There is an authentic weekly market, and 3 bakeries serving up the best croissants and baguettes which are made freshly every morning.

There is a large supermarket within walking distance or a short drive which can be used to stock the fridge or buy any necessities.

For sports fans or those looking to make friends with the locals, there is a public open air swimming pool in the village, as well as 4 tennis courts, boules pitches, basketball court. You can find golf courses within a 30 minute drive .

During the summer months there is horse racing at the hippodrome and regular brocantes and festivals.

Gemozac is about a 50 minute drive on the A10 motorway (junction 36) from La Rochelle and Bordeaux Airports.