CharenteCharente is a département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of southwestern France.
- – A 19 th century city with a medieval heart preserved behind ramparts
- – A small medieval town, best known for the famous brandy which bears its name. It was also birthplace of François I (1494-1547), a King of France and one of the main instigators of the renaissance in that country
The Charente is navigable from Angoulême to the sea. Boats can be rented without a license.