Outdoor accommodation at Sancoins


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From the cottage, you can observe all the wildlife of a pond, frogs, green neck ducks, teal, coot, coypu, buzzards, kingfisher herons and other waterfowl.... The approach of the animals of the bassecour (rabbits, hens) and ponies will be able to be made only with the welcoming.
The village of Sancoins is 4 kilometers away where you can find 3 bakeries, 3 supermarkets, 2 pharmacies, a doctor's office.
A boat and a canoe are at your disposal on the pond with obligatory life jackets. You just have to ask your host before use.
The chalet is ideal for two adults and a child.

The setting

Located in the heart of France, 280 kilometers from Paris and 260 kilometers from Lyon, between the cities of Nevers, Moulins, Bourges and Saint Amand Montrond, this place is ideal for those looking to disconnect from technology and discover a wild and rich in history Berry.
The main neighbors of this place are the Charollais cows and the Shetland ponies.
Children will have fun visiting the Shetland ponies in the meadows and building huts in the small wood, after crossing a lookout on the Arcueil River. Boots are recommended for this activity.

The spots

On the island of the pond, a small cottage equipped with two single beds, a gas heater for cool nights and a 2-burner gas stove, a table and chairs, a barbecue and some dishes.
The lighting will be provided by a battery (bring sleeping bags)

The sanitary facilities

You have access to dry toilets.

The amenities

Drinking water in cans will be available for consumption, and rainwater will be available for washing dishes.

The activities

Bicycles are available for 4 adults: 1 mixed, 1 man, 2 women and 3 children (bring helmets).
In the summer, you will be able to enjoy a private swimming pool which will be able to refresh you. Children must be accompanied and supervised (under conditions).
Visit the Jean Baffier museum, the birthplace of Marguerite Audoux ....
For the fishermen, a participation will be asked to you according to the time, day or half-day to spend. It is not necessary to have a fishing card, the pond being closed.

There are many historical sites not to be missed in this region, such as Nevers, with its ramparts, its cathedral, its earthenware and the tomb of Saint Bernadette;
Bourges, with its beautiful cathedral, the old medieval houses, the historic center and the Palace of the Hearts;
Moulins, where you can visit the museum of costumes and theater and film scenes, and the rowing ponds on the banks of the Allier;
Bruère Allichamps, a geographical center of France, with the magnificent NOIRLAC abbey, where concerts and son et lumières are organized; and Saint-Amand Montrond, with its historic district, numerous gastronomic restaurants, the Berry canal and the city of gold.
There are also many possibilities for walkers on the marked paths for long hikes, such as the Chemin de Compostelle, which cross Berry.

Walkers or cyclists can also take small paths and country roads to reach several medieval villages, such as Sagonne, where they will discover the 12th century castle where the medieval festival takes place every summer; Apremont sur Allier, one of the most beautiful flowered villages of France with its castle, its museum and a floral park, located on the banks of the Allier, where canoe enthusiasts will be able to moor to take a break, to set out again on the "Bec d'Allier" (the mouth of the Allier) and on the "Guetin" (the river). This route can also be done by leaving with your own canoe from the village Le Veurdre.
This walk on a wild river will allow you to see different species of birds, such as grey herons, storks, cormorants, white egrets, kingfishers and many other species that live on this beautiful river (do not forget your camera).

Other things

In order to better settle you, the reception will be from 9 am to 5:30 pm.


Dogs are allowed on a leash.

It is forbidden: glass containers, glass bottles etc., filter cigarettes, to make fire except for the barbecue provided for this purpose.


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