Suris tourism and travel guide

Photo of Suris in Charente



Visit Suris: highlights and tourist information

Suris is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 43 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Suris is 358 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Confolens at 19 km and Brigueuil at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Suris, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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More information about Suris & region

Markets in and near Suris

Local markets

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (21km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (34km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (37km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (44km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (47km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (50km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Suris, 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 Suris and wondering what to do next!

National Monuments Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nontron (36km); Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perigord-Limousin (30km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (21km); Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (21km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km); Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (37km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (37km); Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km); Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (42km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (44km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (47km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (49km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (51km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (55km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin de Liliane (26km); Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (35km); Jardin monastique médiéval (45km); Logis de Forge (51km)

Sites of natural beauty Site Corot (21km); Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (23km); Grotte de Montgaudier (24km)

Towns of Art and history Confolens (19km); Angouleme (43km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (23km); Bellac (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Suris

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16270

Distance to Suris

from Angouleme (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Suris): Exideuil, Genouillac, La Peruse, Mazieres, Mouzon, Roumazieres-Loubert and Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente.

This page in French: Visitez Suris