Tusson tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Tusson in Charente

Visit Tusson: Highlights and Tourist Information

This page features a summary of highlights near Tusson that you might like to explore. For detailed visitor information see the Tusson travel guide

Location of Tusson on map of France

Tusson is situated in the Charente (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 33 km from Angouleme, the department capital. (General information: Tusson is 367 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 13 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tusson, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tusson. 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 Tusson and location information

More information about Tusson & region

Detailed Tusson tourist guide

Charente (local department)

Poitou-Charentes (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Tusson

Local markets

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (31km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

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

Heritage sites Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km); Melle église St Hilaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km)

National Monuments Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (15km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (22km); Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (28km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (29km); Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (30km); Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km); Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km); Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km); Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (32km); Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (32km); Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (33km); Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km); Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km); Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km); Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (37km); Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (38km); Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km); Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km); Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km); Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (47km); Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (48km); Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (52km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin monastique médiéval (0km); Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (19km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (36km); Logis de Forge (42km); Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km); Grotte de Montgaudier (43km)

Towns of Art and history Angouleme (30km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) La Rochefoucauld (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Vallée des singes (monkeys) (38km); Zoodyssée (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tusson

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Tusson

from Angouleme (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 132 km

from Strasbourg: 650 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tusson): Aigre, Besse, Charme, Courcome, Ebreon, Fouqueure, Juille, Ligne, Luxe, Saint-Fraigne, Souvigne and Villejesus.

This page in French: Visitez Tusson

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