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Souvigne tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Souvigne in Charente

Photo is of Tusson at 4 km from Souvigne

Visit Souvigne: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Souvigne on map of France

Souvigne is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 36 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Souvigne is 365 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 13 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Souvigne, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Ruffec
Ruffec 13km
photo of Verteuil-sur-Charente
Verteuil-sur-Charente 14km
photo of Bayers
Bayers 15km
photo of Nanteuil-en-Vallee
Nanteuil-en-Vallee 21km
photo of Angouleme
Angouleme 34km
photo of La Rochefoucauld
La Rochefoucauld 36km
photo of Jarnac
Jarnac 36km
photo of Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon 37km
photo of Cognac
Cognac 42km
photo of Saint-Jean d'Angely
Saint-Jean d'Angely 45km
photo of Torsac
Torsac 47km
photo of Marthon
Marthon 50km

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Souvigne and location information

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More information about Souvigne & region

Charente (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Souvigne

Local markets

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (19km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (28km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (33km)

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

Heritage sites Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km); Melle église St Hilaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (32km); Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

National Monuments Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (34km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (13km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (25km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (26km); Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km); Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km); Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km); Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (32km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (36km); Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (37km); Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km); Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km); Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km); Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (46km); Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km); Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (50km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin monastique médiéval (4km); Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (19km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)

Sites of natural beauty Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km); Grotte de Montgaudier (46km)

Towns of Art and history Angouleme (34km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km); Zoodyssée (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Souvigne

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Souvigne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Souvigne): Besse, Brettes, Charme, Ebreon, Ligne, Longre, Raix, Saint-Fraigne, Tusson and Villefagnan.

This page in French: Visitez Souvigne

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