Shopping

St Aigulin - approximately 5kms, 5minutes

 

Petrol: SuperU - Cheapest petrol in the area. 24hr unmanned petrol station where payment is made by credit card

Supermarket: SuperU  - Selling assortment of fresh food & wine. Open 8-8 everyday & Sunday  9-12.30

Ferme Marche - A small "farmers market" shop selling local Charentais regional specialties such as duck, bread, cheese, wine & Pineau des Charentes

Local shops - These include a florist, two pharmacias, three boulangeries, a Tabac, bank & post office

Local Produce Market every Saturday morning in the square

La Roche Chalais - approximately 6 kms, 10 minutes

Petrol & Supermarket:

Intermarche Supermarket
Well stocked supermarket with fresh fish, meat & cheese counters
Petrol station same opening hours but with 24 hour credit card facility
Opening Hours - Monday to Saturday 9am - 7.30pm
Sunday 9am - 12.30
Leader Price
Discount supermarket with its own brand foods similar to Lidels and Aldi
Opening Hours - Monday to Saturday 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 7 pm
Sunday 9am to 12.30pm (Excellent Oyster stand outside on Sunday)
 
Local Produce Market every Saturday morning

Chalais - approximately 10kms, 10/15 minutes

Petrol & Supermarket:
Intermarche Supermarket
Well stocked supermarket with fresh fish, meat & cheese counters. Seperate boulangerie/patissier.
Opening Hours - Monday to Saturday 9am - 7pm
                                     Sunday 9am - 12.30
Lidls
Wide range of fresh produce, wines & spirits & household items.
Opening Hours - Monday-Saturday 8-7

Local Shops

Wide range of food shops including several bakers/patisseries, butchers/charcuteries, newsagents, a number of clothes & shoe shops, jewellers, hairdressers & pharmacy plus a bank. Lots of local bars & cafes (see Restaurant Guide)

Opening hours - Generally daily Monday to Saturday (most close Tuesday) 9am to 12pm - 2.30/3.30pm to 7 pm
 
Traditional Street Market - Every Monday 8.30-1pm
A large market that covers the three main streets in the town which are pedestrianised on market days. Wonderful range of fresh produce and regional specialties including cheese, fish, seafood, sausages & cold meats , spit roast chicken & meats, crepes, melons, wine, cognac & pineau. Also lots of other goods such as clothes, leather bags/ goods, perfume, pottery & table linen.

Coutras - approximately 20 kms, 20 minutes

Petrol & Supermarkets:
Coutras has a number of supermarkets including a large L'Eclerc plus an Intermarche both with associated petrol stations
Opening Hours
Leclerc - Daily 9am to 8pm
Intermache - Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm then 3.30pm to 7pm.
Friday & Saturday 9am to 7pm & Sunday 9am to 12pm
Petrol stations - same as supermarket hours with 24 hour automatic credit card service
Traditional Street Market - Every Wednesday & Saturday 9am until 1 pm
A large market that covers the main square in the town which is pedestrianised on market days. A number of local suppliers are situated inside the covered market where you'll find the best locally sourced meat, poultry, rabbit, fish, vegetables and other regional delicacies. A wonderful range of fresh produce and regional specialties including cheese , fish, seafood, sausages & cold meats , spit roast chickens, wine, cognac & pineau are in the main market. Also lots of other goods such as clothes, leather bags/ goods, perfume, pottery & table linen.

Aubeterre sur Dronne- approximately 20kms, 20 minutes

Sunday Market – Every Sunday 9am until 1pm

 Very small market in the village square selling local produce including cheese, foie gras, duck pate, wine, cognac & pineau. Aubeterre is a very picturesque historic village with lots to see. In summer the local artisan’s shops also stay open Sunday morning. The small square has a number of cafe’s/ restaurants.
Opening Hours - Every Sunday 9am until 1pm
 
Boulanger St Aguilin

St Seurin sur Isle- approximately 20kms, 15/20 minutes

Sunday Market - Every Sunday 9am to 1pm

Medium size traditional French market. A wide range of produce including large and small producers. Regional specialties including Oysters, Mussels, fresh fruit & veg, plus china, shoes, jewelers, bread & gifts

Riberac - approximately 30kms, 35/40 minutes

Traditional Street Market- Every Friday 9am to 1pm

Large traditional street market in Riberac town square near the river. Wide range of fresh produce & regional specialties including cheese, cold meats, olives, fresh fish, seafood, Foie Gras & wine. Excellent place for leather goods, gifts, pottery & china. Lots of Cafes and restaurants near square.
(This is a very popular market and you will need to get there early to find a place to park.)
Local shops:
These include a large L'Eclerc with it’s own bistro/restaurant as well as the usual collection of local shops and banks
Opening Hours - Leclerc - Daily Monday to Saturday 9am to 7pm
Local shops - Daily Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm
(closed lunch time 12.00 to 2pm except Saturday)
 

 Libourne - approximately 30kms, 35/40minutes

Traditional Street Market - Tuesday, Friday & Sunday 9am to 1pm

Libourne has a large morning market in its historic square with the usual array of fresh produce and gifts made by local artisans
Libourne shopping centre
Libourne has a wide range of shops in its pedestrianised streets plus a large market square with some lovely architecture. There are many bars, restaurants and cafes.
In addition there is a large out of town shopping centre with a Carrefour, Boulanger (electrical goods) and Intersport. There is also a Chinese, a Japanese and Thai restaurant on site all with set lunch or a la carte.
Opening hours- Generally Monday to Saturday 9am to 12pm and 2pm 6pm