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Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that dominates the town, and your visit...

Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire. For detailed visitor information see the Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Simon at 21 km and Jonzac at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire, 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 Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

less than one km (direction north-east)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 22 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Jarnac guide
 
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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 27 km (direction east)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

See Charmant guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 31 km (direction east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Pons

Pons

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 34 km (direction east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide

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Map of places to visit near Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

 
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Markets in and near Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Market days in Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (27km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (37km)

Hotels near Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

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Tourist attractions near Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (46km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (9km)
  • Logis de Forge (24km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (43km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (32km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 78 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barret, Lagarde-sur-le-Ne, Lamerac, Montchaude, Reignac, Saint-Bonnet, Saint-Medard, Salles-de-Barbezieux, Vignolles and Viville.

This page in French: Visiter Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

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