Abzac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abzac: highlights and tourist information

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Abzac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 66 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Abzac is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 6 km and Confolens at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abzac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abzac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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

Map of places to visit near Abzac

Markets in and near Abzac

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (43km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (44km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (50km)
  • Limoges: market every day (50km)

More information about Abzac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Abzac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abzac.


  • Aquarium du Limousin (53km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (12km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (24km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (28km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (58km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (34km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (42km)
  • Laverré (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (45km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abzac

Canton: Confolens-Sud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16500

Distance to Abzac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 581 km

from Bordeaux: 173 km

from Strasbourg: 598 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-Limouzine, Brillac, Lessac, Oradour-Fanais and Saint-Germain-de-Confolens.

This page in French: Visiter Abzac