Aunac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayers at 1 km from Aunac

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Aunac 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 Aunac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 1 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 7 km.

Aunac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
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Tusson

Tusson

at 14 km (direction west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 38 km (direction south-west)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 39 km (direction south)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around...

See Torsac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

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Markets in and near Aunac

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (33km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Aunac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (13km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (26km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (13km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (14km)
  • Logis de Forge (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Aunac is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Aunac is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aunac

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16460

Distance to Aunac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Aunac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bayers, Chenommet, Chenon, Couture, Fontclaireau, Fontenille, Licheres, Lonnes, Mansle, Mouton, Moutonneau, Poursac, Saint-Front, Saint-Groux, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec and Valence, Mansle.

This page in French: Visiter Aunac

 
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