Barro tourism and travel guide

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Visit Barro: highlights and tourist information

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Barro is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Barro is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Verteuil-sur-Charente at 2 km and Ruffec at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barro, 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 Barro in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Barro

Markets in and near Barro

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (24km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (38km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Barro, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Barro, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barro.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (21km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (62km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (4km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (33km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (42km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (5km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (14km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Barro

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Barro

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 563 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

Barro 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 Barro from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernac, Bioussac, Chenon, Condac, Poursac, Ruffec, Saint-Georges, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Tuzie, Verteuil-sur-Charente and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Barro