Aignes-et-Puyperoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aignes-et-Puyperoux: highlights and tourist information

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Aignes-et-Puyperoux is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Aignes-et-Puyperoux is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 6 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aignes-et-Puyperoux, 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 Aignes-et-Puyperoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Aignes-et-Puyperoux

Markets in and near Aignes-et-Puyperoux

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (22km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Aignes-et-Puyperoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Aignes-et-Puyperoux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (45km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (49km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (12km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aignes-et-Puyperoux

Canton: Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16190

Distance to Aignes-et-Puyperoux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 89 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

Aignes-et-Puyperoux 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 Aignes-et-Puyperoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Becheresse, Chadurie, Charmant, Chavenat, Juillaguet, Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard, Perignac and Saint-Eutrope.

This page in French: Visiter Aignes-et-Puyperoux