Poitou Charentes bed and breakfasts - B&Bs - are ideal stopovers if you're heading further south. However, do linger a while as Poitou Charentes has plenty to offer its visitors. Futuroscope, near Poitiers, is a huge audio visual theme park - its attractions and shows using cutting edge technology. For tranquillity, head to the Marais Poitevin, a large area of marshland and wetland criss-crossed by canals - explore by boat, bike or on foot. Rochefort is home to the National Naval Museum whilst Mas Chaban and Lavaud Lakes offer superb swimming, fishing, canoeing, walking and bird-watching.