Salles-Lavalette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salles-Lavalette: highlights and tourist information

Salles-Lavalette is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 30 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Salles-Lavalette is 418 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 13 km and Charmant at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Salles-Lavalette, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Salles-Lavalette. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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More information about Salles-Lavalette & region

Markets in and near Salles-Lavalette

Local markets

  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (20km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (25km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (33km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Salles-Lavalette, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Salles-Lavalette and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites Perigueux cathédrale Saint Front (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (13km)

National Monuments Chateau de Puyguilhem (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nontron (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perigord-Limousin (51km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (17km); Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (17km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km); Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km); Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (27km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (30km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km); Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (32km); Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (38km); Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km); Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (41km); Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (44km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (50km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (52km)

Remarkable gardens Logis de Forge (21km); Jardin du Chaigne (36km); Jardins du château de Montréal (44km)

Sites of natural beauty Grotte de Montgaudier (37km)

Towns of Art and history Angouleme (33km); Perigueux (44km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salles-Lavalette

Canton: Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16190

Distance to Salles-Lavalette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 588 km

from Bordeaux: 88 km

from Strasbourg: 672 km

Getting here

Salles-Lavalette is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Salles-Lavalette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Salles-Lavalette): Bouteilles-Saint-Sebastien, Gurat, Juignac, Montignac-le-Coq, Palluaud, Vaux-Lavalette and Vendoire.

This page in French: Visitez Salles-Lavalette