Turgon travel guide
Visit Turgon: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 8 km from Turgon
Location: Turgon is situated in the Charente department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 38 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Turgon is 355 km from Paris and 566 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Turgon: these include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 8 km and Bayers at 13 km. Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement is a listed remarkable garden at 13 km and Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) is a listed religious monument at 14 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Turgon, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Turgon
La Rochefoucauld 23km
Note that all distances from Turgon shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Turgon holidays and travel
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Markets near Turgon
- Ruffec: market every Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
- La Rochefoucauld: market every Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
- Civray: market every Tuesday & Friday (24km)
- Sauze-Vaussais: market every Thursday (31km)
- Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market every Thursday & Sunday & (33km)
- Chaunay: market every Monday (34km)
- Angouleme: market every every day except Monday (39km)
- Saint-Junien: market every Saturday (40km)
- Chef-Boutonne: market every Saturday (40km)
- Piegut-Pluviers: market every Wednesday (42km)
- La Couronne: market every Saturday (45km)
- Lezay: market every Tuesday (47km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Turgon and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Turgon map below.
National Monument Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (22km)
Regional Natural Parc Perigord-Limousin (49km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (14km); Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (18km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (18km); Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (18km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (22km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (23km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (24km); Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (30km); Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (30km); Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km); Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (39km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (44km)
Remarkable Garden Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (13km); Jardin monastique médiéval (26km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Angouleme (39km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (34km)
Map of places to visit near Turgon & Location Information
Distance to Turgon
from Angouleme (local prefecture): 38 km
from Paris: 355 km
from Calais: 566 km
from Nice: 596 km
from Bordeaux: 145 km
from Strasbourg: 627 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 9 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Turgon): Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, Champagne-Mouton, Chassiecq, Le Grand-Madieu, Le Vieux-Cerier, Nanteuil-en-Vallee, Parzac, Saint-Coutant and Saint-Gourson.
Charente 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 Turgon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Turgon