Aigre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aigre in Charente

Visit Aigre: highlights and tourist information

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Aigre is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Aigre is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 km and Bayers at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aigre, 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 Aigre 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 Aigre

Markets in and near Aigre

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (33km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Aigre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Aigre, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (53km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (26km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (42km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aigre

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Aigre

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberac, Ebreon, Fouqueure, Marcillac-Lanville, Mons, Oradour, Tusson and Villejesus.

This page in French: Visiter Aigre