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Barbezieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 12 km from Barbezieres

Visit Barbezieres: highlights and tourist information

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Barbezieres is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 12 km and Bayers at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Barbezieres, 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 Barbezieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Bayers guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
 
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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 30 km (direction south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 34 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Melle

Melle

at 35 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 36 km (direction west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Barbezieres

 
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Markets in and near Barbezieres

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (18km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (28km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Melle: market Friday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Barbezieres, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (12km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (31km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (30km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (51km)
  • Forêt de Pons (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (35km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barbezieres is in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Barbezieres is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barbezieres

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Barbezieres

from Angouleme (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 630 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Barbezieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresdon, Chives, Les Gours, Lupsault, Mons, Oradour, Ranville-Breuillaud, Saint-Ouen and Verdille.

This page in French: Visiter Barbezieres

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