- Verteuil -
A Unique Chambres D’Hôtes de Prestige & Wedding Venue in the Heart of the Charente
In one of the prettiest historical villages in South West France with it's superb ‘micro climate' less than one-hour from Poitiers Airport and 30-mins from Angouleme TGV station, you will find - Le Couvent, Verteuil - a unique Chambres D’Hôtes de Prestige & Wedding Venue.
On the banks of the river Charente, in the heart of the historical village of Verteuil dominated by its famous fairy-tale Chateau, this magnificent 15th century Franciscan Monastery has been fully restored to incorporate the ultimate in 21st century elegance and style.
Located at the heart of the village, this magnificent sprawling cloister with 15th century origins rests on an island between two branches of the Charente river. Arranged around the central courtyard with its Romanesque ‘bassin’ pool, ornate stone fountain, picturesque rose gardens and river terrace, Le Couvent is an oasis of calm and beauty.
A unique boutique hotel and wedding venue arranged around the central courtyard with a Romanesque ‘bassin’ pool, picturesque rose gardens and river terrace, Le Couvent is an oasis of calm and beauty.
All our guest suites and rooms are different in style but luxurious décor. These charming rooms with sumptuous linens and fabrics are individually designed to create a unique atmosphere sympathetic to the origins of Le Couvent. All overlook the Romanesque pool, gardens and Charente river.
Nestled in the heart of the Charente region with it’s wonderful Romanesque architecture, stunning scenery and micro climate – the sunniest outside of the Mediterranean area. Perfectly positioned for visits to the famous Cognac Houses and for the more sporting visitors there are wonderful Golf courses nearby.
Whether just the use of Le Convent for a short romantic stay or as your wedding venue, we can arrange for everything from catering; floral arrangements; musicians... to whatever you desire!
Le Couvent provides the perfect venue for corporate events, annual board meetings and team building sessions.
Golf Clubs in the Poitou-Charente region are known for the welcome given to visiting players and holidaymakers, and are generally sited in stunning locations throughout the varied landscape of this beautiful region.