Bazac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bazac in Charente

Photo is of Chalais at 5 km from Bazac

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Bazac 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 Bazac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalais at 5 km and The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 10 km.

Bazac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chalais

Chalais

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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 10 km (direction east-north-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
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 23 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

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Charmant

Charmant

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mussidan guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

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Neuvic sur l\'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau de Neuvic which is...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 36 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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Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 39 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with an attractive riverside setting....

See Saint-Astier guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Issac

Issac

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

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and a Romanesque church....

See Issac guide

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Markets in and near Bazac

  • Chalais: market Monday (4km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (33km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (35km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (36km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Bazac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bazac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (36km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (40km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (42km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Bazac is in the west of France at 47 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Bazac is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bazac

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Bazac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 66 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 Bazac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalais, Chenaud, Les Essards, Medillac, Orival, Parcoul, Puymangou, Rioux-Martin, Rouffiac, Saint-Avit, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Bazac