Sauvignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sauvignac: highlights and tourist information

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Sauvignac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Sauvignac is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 20 km and Barbezieux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauvignac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sauvignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Sauvignac

Markets in and near Sauvignac

  • Chalais: market Monday (10km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (26km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (30km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Sauvignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sauvignac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sauvignac.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Emilion (41km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (33km)
  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (44km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (48km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (49km)
  • Forêt de Pons (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvignac

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Sauvignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 608 km

from Bordeaux: 61 km

from Strasbourg: 700 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Sauvignac): Bardenac, Boresse-et-Martron, Guizengeard, La Genetouze, Saint-Vallier and Yviers.

This page in French: Visitez Sauvignac