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Bayers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bayers: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are several other smaller sites of interest

Bayers 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 Bayers. For detailed visitor information see the Bayers travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 12 km and Ruffec at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bayers, 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 Bayers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 7 km (direction )

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

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

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Tusson guide
 
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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

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...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with...

See Angouleme guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 38 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
Marthon

Marthon

at 38 km (direction south-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates,...

See Marthon guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Torsac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac 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...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bayers

 
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Markets in and near Bayers

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (41km)

More information about Bayers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bayers, France

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

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 André (Ruffec) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (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)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (12km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (13km)
  • Logis de Forge (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (34km)

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

Bayers is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Bayers is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bayers

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16460

Distance to Bayers

from Angouleme (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 640 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 Bayers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Chenommet, Chenon, Couture, Fontclaireau, Fontenille, Licheres, Lonnes, Mansle, Mouton, Moutonneau, Poursac, Saint-Front, Saint-Georges, Saint-Groux, Salles-de-Villefagnan and Tuzie.

This page in French: Visiter Bayers

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