Touzac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Touzac in Charente



Visit Touzac: highlights and tourist information

Touzac is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 27 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Touzac is 413 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Simon at 13 km and Jarnac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Touzac, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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More information about Touzac & region

Markets in and near Touzac

Local markets

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (31km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (33km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (35km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (35km)

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

Heritage sites Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km); Saintes basilique St Eutrope (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km); Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Jonzac (25km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (13km); Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (16km); Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (16km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (18km); Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (19km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (19km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (21km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (22km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (23km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (26km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (27km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (34km); Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (37km); Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (39km); Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (42km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (45km); Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km); Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (51km); Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (51km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin du Chaigne (0km); Logis de Forge (22km); Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km); Jardin monastique médiéval (46km)

Sites of natural beauty Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km); Forêt de Pons (31km); Forêt de la Lande (38km)

Towns of Art and history Angouleme (27km); Saintes (43km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Touzac

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Charente

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16120

Distance to Touzac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 86 km

from Strasbourg: 687 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Touzac): Ambleville, Bonneuil, Bouteville, Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, Eraville, Lagarde-sur-le-Ne, Lignieres-Sonneville, Malaville, Nonaville, Saint-Medard, Saint-Preuil, Vignolles and Viville.

This page in French: Visitez Touzac