Stopover village

Time for a break

Bessines-Sur-Gartempe is the perfect place to stop off on your holiday routes, espacially the drivers who use the A20. You will find all our services and shops necessary to meet your needs in this stopover village!

What’s a stopover village?

Don’t panic, we’ll explain everything.

The stopover village, are communes indicated by a label, delivered by the Ministry of Ecological Transition, which guarantees you all the facilities and services you need for a well-deserved break during your journey.

On the way to your holidays, on a business trip, or out and about, drivers, motorhome owners, and other tourists, you’ll love stopping there! Practical, friendly, and accessible, the stopover village allows a change from the eternal motorway service area and is an invitation to discover the surrounding areas, in a pleasant setting. A real alternative, the stopover village is located less than 5 km or 5mn from the road axis and the population doesn’t exceed 5,000 inhabitants.

You are on the A20? Downshift, indicator and let’s go to Bessines-Sur-Gartempe!

A bit of history

The federation was created in 2002, there are currently 73 communes with a label.

The first commune labelled was… Bessines-Sur-Gartempe in 1995!