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Angoulême

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Angoulême [1] is the capital of the Charente department. It lies about 135km north of Bordeaux in south west France.

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Budget airline Ryanair flies from London Stansted to Angoulême-Brie Champniers airport, about 15km northeast of the town. The airport is also known as Angoulême Cognac [2].

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  • The cathedral
  • The view from the ramparts (which replaced the medieval city walls)
  • The hôtel de ville [3]
  • The murs peints, walls painted with cartoons
  • Centre International de la Bande Dessinée (comic strip museum), 121 rue de Bordeaux (bus #3 or #5), 05 45 38 65 65 (fax: 05 45 38 65 51), [4]. Sept–June Tues–Fri 10am–6pm, Sat & Sun 2–6pm; July & Aug open Mon and until 7pm. €5.  edit
  • Atelier-Musée du Papier (paper making museum), 134 rue de Bordeaux, 05 45 92 73 43. July & Aug Tues–Sat noon–6.30pm; Sept–June Tues–Sun 2–6pm. free.  edit

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  • Glamping Tipis (Glamping Tipis in France), Le Bourg, ranville-breuillaud, Charente, 16140, France (From Angouleme N1141 towards Saint-Jean d'Angely. Then head north at Rouillac. Total journey time 30 mins.), 05 45 91 07 34, [5]. checkin: Flexible; checkout: Flexible. Glamping Tipis is a magical place, perfect for families who want to spend a night or holiday in a Huge Tipi. They sit 8m tall and are 50m² with king-size beds and luxurious cotton bedding. €85 p/n. (45.9023135283,-0.116128921509) edit


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