Taize-Aizie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taize-Aizie in Charente

Visit Taize-Aizie: highlights and tourist information

Taize-Aizie is situated in the Charente, Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 46 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Taize-Aizie is 349 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Verteuil-sur-Charente at 9 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Taize-Aizie, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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

Markets in and near Taize-Aizie

Local markets

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (17km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Melle: market Friday (34km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (37km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (40km)

More information about Taize-Aizie & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Taize-Aizie, 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 Taize-Aizie and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (16km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (5km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (9km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (10km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (10km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (15km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (16km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (28km) [Map]
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (33km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (37km) [Map]
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (42km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (42km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (47km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (54km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (56km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (4km) [Map]
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (19km) [Map]
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (35km) [Map]
  • Laverré (43km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (47km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (20km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Taize-Aizie

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Taize-Aizie

from Angouleme (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Taize-Aizie 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 Taize-Aizie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Taize-Aizie): Bernac, Bioussac, Condac, Les Adjots, Lizant, Ruffec, Saint-Gaudent and Vouleme.

This page in French: Visitez Taize-Aizie