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Ansac-sur-Vienne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Confolens at 3 km from Ansac-sur-Vienne

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Ansac-sur-Vienne is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ansac-sur-Vienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Confolens at 3 km and Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 7 km.

Ansac-sur-Vienne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide
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at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

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at 25 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

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at 25 km (direction west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

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Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

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at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

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at 32 km (direction west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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at 33 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 34 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 34 km (direction south-west)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

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Markets in and near Ansac-sur-Vienne

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (23km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (44km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (45km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (46km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (48km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (54km)

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Tourist attractions near Ansac-sur-Vienne, France

What to do at Ansac-sur-Vienne? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ansac-sur-Vienne.

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (23km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (24km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (29km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (35km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (35km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)

Geography and distances

Ansac-sur-Vienne is in the west of France at 54 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Ansac-sur-Vienne is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ansac-sur-Vienne

Canton: Confolens-Nord

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16500

Distance to Ansac-sur-Vienne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 581 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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 Ansac-sur-Vienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Confolens, Manot and Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions.

This page in French: Visiter Ansac-sur-Vienne


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