Paris, the national capital, is located about 250 miles (402 kilometers) to the northeast of Asnieres-la-Giraud.
Asnieres-la-Giraud isn't the only place in this popular region worth experiencing; those with enough time can also set out to see the magic of the surrounding countryside, cities and cultural attractions. Head 17 miles (27 kilometers) northwest from Asnieres-la-Giraud to Cognac, where you'll find the Hennessy Cognac Company and Chateau de Cognac.
Organise your transportation and head out to Saintes, a shopping and transport center for the region, about 11 miles (18 kilometers) away from Asnieres-la-Giraud. The city offers a range of attractions, for example Saint-Eutrope Church, Abbaye aux Dames and Musee Presidial. Musee d'Archeologie, Saintes Cathedral and Arch of Germanicus are also good to visit.
Poitou-Charentes features a number of churches and other holy sites, ideal places to get a feel for Asnieres-la-Giraud's soul. The best places for tourists to visit when they first arrive in a new town are the spots that provide a picture of the local culture. Don't skip Poitou-Charentes' art museums and history museums.
The area around Asnieres-la-Giraud offers some great options for energetic visitors who enjoy watersports. Canoeing and sailing are both popular water-based activities here.
Before you head back to the comforts of home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond and teary Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).