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! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

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