Angouleme is a town of art and history that lies no more than 50 km from Domaine des Etangs. Its name has become known around the world through its International Comic Book Festival, and the town has continued to support its 500-year tradition of papermaking. Visit the comic museum, stroll in search of murals that bear some well-known signatures, set off to discover Angouleme’s historical heritage… You cannot fail to fall for the charms of a place so aptly dubbed the Balcony of the Southwest.