Ansac-sur-Vienne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ansac-sur-Vienne: highlights and tourist information

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Ansac-sur-Vienne is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 54 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Ansac-sur-Vienne is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Confolens at 3 km and Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ansac-sur-Vienne, 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 Ansac-sur-Vienne 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 Ansac-sur-Vienne

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)

More information about Ansac-sur-Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ansac-sur-Vienne, France

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (44km)

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

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

Ansac-sur-Vienne 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 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