Theil-Rabier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Theil-Rabier in Charente

Visit Theil-Rabier: highlights and tourist information

Theil-Rabier 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: Theil-Rabier is 357 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 13 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Theil-Rabier, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Theil-Rabier. 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 Theil-Rabier

Local markets

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (11km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (20km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Melle: market Friday (24km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (34km)

More information about Theil-Rabier & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Theil-Rabier, 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 Theil-Rabier and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (30km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (13km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (23km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (31km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (33km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (35km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (38km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km) [Map]
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (46km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (46km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (49km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (50km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (13km) [Map]
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (19km) [Map]
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (24km) [Map]
  • Laverré (49km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (48km) [Map]
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (54km) [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) (29km) [Map]
  • Zoodyssée (35km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Theil-Rabier

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Theil-Rabier

from Angouleme (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Theil-Rabier 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 Theil-Rabier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Theil-Rabier): Bouin, Brettes, Empure, Hanc, La Foret-de-Tesse, La Magdeleine, Longre, Paizay-Naudouin-Embourie, Pioussay, Raix, Villefagnan and Villiers-le-Roux.

This page in French: Visitez Theil-Rabier