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Becheresse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 7 km from Becheresse

Visit Becheresse: highlights and tourist information

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Becheresse is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 7 km and Charmant at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Becheresse, 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 Becheresse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 7 km (direction north-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 12 km (direction east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages...

See Torsac guide
 
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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 15 km (direction east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 36 km (direction north-east)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide

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

Map of places to visit near Becheresse

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Markets in and near Becheresse

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (22km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (26km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

More information about Becheresse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Becheresse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (53km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (7km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Becheresse is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Becheresse is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Becheresse

Canton: Blanzac-Porcheresse

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16250

Distance to Becheresse

from Angouleme (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 90 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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 Becheresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignes-et-Puyperoux, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Chadurie, Champagne-Vigny, Mainfonds, Perignac, Plassac-Rouffiac, Saint-Leger and Voulgezac.

This page in French: Visiter Becheresse

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