Nieuil is situated about 220 miles (354 kilometers) south of Paris, the national capital.
The area around Nieuil is dotted with natural and cultural attractions, from perennial tourist favourites to lesser known gems. Rochechouart, is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the west. Here you can experience the Espace Meteorite and Chateau de Rochechouart.
Angouleme is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Nieuil. This center includes a wide range of things to see and do, such as Angouleme Cathedral, Hirondelle Golf and Angouleme Hotel de Ville. Be sure not to head back to Nieuil until you've stopped by Angouleme's Musee du Papier and Museum of Comics.
Journey into the past while you are staying in Poitou-Charentes. Discover one of the ruins for which this part of the world is known. Poitou-Charentes offers visitors some significant monasteries and other holy sites, ideal places to catch a glimpse of Nieuil's spiritual side.
The Poitou-Charentes area has a number of great places to enjoy swimming, so check you leave time to fit that in. Sailing is another popular watersport here.
For lots of travellers, visiting new places is as much about local food as it is about seeing the sights, so take the time to try the food at the region's restaurants. Why don't you try mouclade (mussels in wine sauce) or oyster Marenne d'Oléron? Both dishes are a favorite choice in this region. Relish a Vins Saumur de la Vienne or Vins du Thouarsais. Both are delightful regional wines.
As you conclude your time in region, pack your suitcase and wish Nieuil a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).