Today I will take you for on a walk in the “Marais Poitevin”, in the south of Deux-Sèvres, in the south west of France. It’s not a place very well none even in France, but it’s a such lovely place !


My family live about an hour of the Marais Poitevin, and every year we organize a big picnic with friends. We spend all the day together, we joined, we drive up to Coulon, we walk until the city’s streets, then we go to Arçais and there we prepare our picnic near the large bridge. First we take an aperitif and then we play together, we laught… Then everyone take place on the table, under the tree, and we lunch together.

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Then we rent a boat for a few hours. It’s fun because we have to row and steer the boat.

It is preferred to make this ride Arçais rather than Coulon because:

– There are fewer people in Arçais, so the channels are quieter
– And above all, we will always be in high summer, Coulon marshes are in the sun while in Arçais one is hidden by trees, and it’s very nice.


We discover small hidden areas, we listen the wind rushing into the trees, and we see the sun break over the leaves… We laugth a lot…


It’s everytime a perfect day! And we try to do it every year ! So, like you can see, we have a lot of nice places in France. Would you come to visit them ?

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