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Escapades promotion imagePurefrancenow is now offering some great 'Activity Days' for people visiting the Roannais region this year.

In association with Escapades, a reputable local Roannais-based company specialising in week-end breaks, holidays, events, special activity days for individuals, family, friends, and larger groups.



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Our Activity Days, now featured on our website, are a fantastic opportunity to discover and experience this superb region of France.

Discover the delights of the Roannais with us!

These Activity Days are great quality and excellent value for money.

Fun, as well as educational, they are a perfect way to 'taste' the local Roannais history, culture, and famous gastronomic cuisine. Your enjoyment is virtually guaranteed!

We are offering a carefully chosen selection of Activity Days at special rates, as an introduction for this Spring and Summer season.

These Activity Days include, depending on your choice, visits to wonderful Chateaux, Medieval Villages, Museums, Vineyards, Boat Cruises, and incredible regional cuisine in high quality, popular, local restaurants, along with a chance to improve your golf!Chateau de la Roche

They are exceptional experiences which, for just one day out from your holiday, or visit to the region, are very rewarding.

Purefrancenow will organise and reserve each activity day, taking care of all arrangements, and ensuring all goes smoothly.

We offer individual and family Activity Days, but we also cater for both small and large groups of up to a hundred persons or more.


Particularly ideal for clubs, associations, schools, or even businesses who may require full event services.

We have the in-house resources and expertise to organise a complete package. Including accommodation, transport, conference or seminar arrangements for clubs, schools, business or corporate clients alike.

We can also provide a creative and theming service, developing tailored Activity Days, Week-ends, Holidays, Seminar/Conference Events, which are totally designed and organised for your specific requirements, whether for large or small groups.Roanne/Digoin canal 

For more information on these extensive options please e-mail us direct at:

Visit our introduction page on our website: and view the full details and prices for these Activity Days . If you wish to confirm your interest just complete the e-mail enquiry section.

Our Activity Days currently available at special rates are:

CharlieuMedieval Charlieu and the Route of the Abbeys






Côte RoannaiseRoannais Wine and the Magic of Chateau de la Roche





Chateau ChamplongGolf and Gastronomy at Famous Chateau Champlong





Canal CruiseMedieval Village of Crozet and Canal Cruise





You can also spend a week-end, or a week or two staying in pure comfort at 'Le Cuvage' whilst you have fun exploring the region. 'Le Cuvage' is a high quality conversion of a wine-making barn with 5 star specification throughout.Le Cuvage

All set within the original woodland grounds of the Chateau des Cresses, near the medieval hill village of Perreux, near Roanne, right in the heart of the Roannais.

Superb gardens, private terrace, and heated swimming pool are available for your pleasure.Le Cuvage - private gardens and pool





Please visit our website for more details of this exceptional accommodation, available throughout the year, including the ski-ing season.Le Cuvage - interior     

Lucy and Brian Franklin will be delighted to help and advise on any aspect of your requirements.