Touvre tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Touvre in Charente

Visit Touvre: Highlights and Tourist Information

Location of Touvre on map of France

Touvre is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 8 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Touvre is 389 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Torsac at 11 km and La Rochefoucauld at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Touvre, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

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

Map of places to visit near Touvre and location information

More information about Touvre & region

Charente (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Touvre

Local markets

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (4km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (45km)

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

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (44km); Saint-Jean-de-Cole (52km)

National Monuments Chateau de Puyguilhem (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Nontron (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs Perigord-Limousin (42km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (8km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (9km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (12km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (14km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (16km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km); Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (19km); Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (19km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (20km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (40km); Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km); Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (45km); Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (47km); Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (51km); Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (56km); Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (59km)

Remarkable gardens Logis de Forge (16km); Jardin monastique médiéval (34km); Jardin du Chaigne (35km); Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)

Sites of natural beauty Grotte de Montgaudier (16km)

Towns of Art and history Angouleme (9km); Confolens (51km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (13km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Touvre

Canton: Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16600

Distance to Touvre

from Angouleme (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Touvre): Bouex, Garat, Magnac-sur-Touvre, Mornac, Ruelle-sur-Touvre and Soyaux.

This page in French: Visitez Touvre

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