Charming little village in the Charente-Maritime region in New Aquitaine, Saint-Sauvant takes place in the former province of Saintonge between Cognac and Saintes. It is located on the banks of the Charente, near Rouffiac, Dompierre-sur-Charente or Fontcouverte.
That which is named after the martyr Saint Sylvain had its first boom in the Gallo-Roman period, thanks to the presence of the Roman road from Saintes Lyon, route of Agrippa, which made a major thoroughfare. Saint-Sauvant The town was later forged the look it has today through a rich history and a strong economy.
Today, the village attracts many visitors looking to experience the charm of the traditional architecture of this very touristy part of France and enjoy a unique and pleasant site.