Becheresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Becheresse in Charente

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Becheresse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 7 km and Charmant at 8 km.

Becheresse, France: places to visit and attractions

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 monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 8 km (direction east)

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

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 substantial wing added...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 15 km (direction east)

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

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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 19 km (direction west)

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

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic monuments to...

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 21 km (direction north-west)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along the river,...

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Chalais

Chalais

at 25 km (direction south-south-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 26 km (direction south-south-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 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 29 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several small buildings...

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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

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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