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France's first ever floating village - offering amazing private cabins for the whole family or just for two, bobbing in a lake, with fishing and cycling on site. Picnic hampers are available, cake and champagne delivery, too!

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Rooms: 80 people max. 8 family cabins (4/5 persons) and 13 doubles.

130 euros for 2 people and 195 euros for four people

Meals: Breakfasts are included. Restaurant on site.
Open: year around
Address: Le VIllage Flottant de Pressac , Etang du Ponteil , Pressac, Vienne / Poitou-Charentes, 86460
Tel: +33 5 86 16 02 25

Why we've chosen Floating Village of Pressac - France:

If you are looking for an unusual place to stay (and fish) you must try: Le Village Flottant de Pressac on the lake: L’Etang du Ponteil. This fantastic fishing site is based in Pressac, France. It is a first for Europe where you can, simultaneously, fish and spend the night on the water.

France’s first ever floating village, perfect for a whole holiday or just for few nights, Le Village Flottant de Pressac is a group of 20 wooden sleeping cabins, a Welcome Center promoting the local wildlife and a swimming pool heated by solar panels.

This unique site is perfect to explore either on foot or by bike. The famous fishing lake is the perfect place to fish for carp, pike, trout all from the terrace of your private cabin! 

There are three ways to enjoy a delicious local dish: at the restaurant, La Marina du Ponteil, or stay at home in your floating cabin and the team will bring you the ultimate take our: a special lunch or dinner in a hamper; or in the floating dining room for 8 people where you can prepare delicious local fish and meat on the barbecue.

The floating cabins are all cosy: whether you choose a cabin for 2-3 people or the family cabin for 4-5 people. Each one has omfortable bedrooms, with charming handmade beds, and each has its own ecological toilet. There is no running water, although you are surrounded by plenty of the stuff. All lights are solar powered.  

As the sun rises, you can enjoy a perfect breakfast on the terrace of your cabin whilst the wildlife slowly wake up, a magical moment!

Price : * 130€ for two people (A price reduction is offered for every subsequent night booked; fishing charges are not included) * 195 € for four people (A price reduction is offered for every subsequent night booked; fishing charges are not included)

Top Eco Features at Floating Village of Pressac - France:

  • All natural construction

  • Solar powered lights throughout

  • No running water - composting loos



Floating Village of Pressac - France
Nearest train station: Poitiers - Angoulême - Limoges
via London to Paris, then change to Poitiers and on to St-Saviol

Directions from station:
You will need to jump in a taxi when you arrive at the station as the local bus service is non-existent.