Sauvagnac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauvagnac in Charente

Visit Sauvagnac: highlights and tourist information

Sauvagnac is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 39 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Sauvagnac is 369 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 20 km and Marthon at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sauvagnac, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Map of places to visit near Sauvagnac

More information about Sauvagnac & region

Markets in and near Sauvagnac

Local markets

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (42km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (43km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sauvagnac, 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 Sauvagnac and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Saint-Jean-de-Cole (39km)

National Monuments Chateau de Puyguilhem (38km); Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nontron (24km); Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perigord-Limousin (20km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (25km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km); Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (31km); Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (38km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km); Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (43km); Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km); Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km); Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (47km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (48km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (52km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (53km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin de Liliane (24km); Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km); Logis de Forge (46km); Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)

Sites of natural beauty Grotte de Montgaudier (16km); Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (17km); Site Corot (25km)

Towns of Art and history Confolens (30km); Angouleme (40km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (20km); Bellac (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvagnac

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Sauvagnac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 570 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Sauvagnac 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 Sauvagnac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sauvagnac): Le Lindois, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Maisonnais-sur-Tardoire, Massignac, Roussines and Verneuil.

This page in French: Visitez Sauvagnac