Bardenac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bardenac in Charente

Photo is of Chalais at 5 km from Bardenac

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Bardenac 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 Bardenac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalais at 5 km and The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 15 km.

Bardenac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Chalais has an ancient castle and a roman church among its attractions ...

See Chalais guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 15 km (direction east)

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground church hewn...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

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

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at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

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at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

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at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle and Crempse...

See Mussidan guide

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Markets in and near Bardenac

  • Chalais: market Monday (5km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (31km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (37km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (40km)

More information about Bardenac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bardenac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Emilion (46km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (30km)
  • Logis de Forge (30km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (52km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (56km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bardenac is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Bardenac is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bardenac

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Bardenac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 68 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Bardenac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brie-sous-Chalais, Brossac, Chalais, Chatignac, Curac, Passirac, Rioux-Martin, Saint-Vallier, Sauvignac and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Bardenac