Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette in Charente

Visit Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 10 km and Bayers at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, 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 Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette 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 Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

Markets in and near Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (30km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (36km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (40km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (18km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (27km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (32km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (48km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (52km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (29km)
  • Site Corot (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (44km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16450

Distance to Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 629 km

Getting here

Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette 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 Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellefrouin, Chassiecq, Le Grand-Madieu, Le Vieux-Cerier, Parzac, Saint-Gourson, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec, Turgon, Valence, Mansle and Ventouse.

This page in French: Visiter Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette