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Bellon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bellon in Charente

Photo is of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 5 km from Bellon

Visit Bellon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 5 km and Riberac at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bellon, 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 Bellon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
 
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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mussidan guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide
Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

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

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

See Saint-Astier guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 37 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and a...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 37 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with...

See Bourdeilles guide

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Map of places to visit near Bellon

 
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Markets in and near Bellon

  • Chalais: market Monday (7km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (30km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (34km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

Hotels near Bellon

More information about Bellon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bellon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (41km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (52km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (49km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Bellon is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Bellon is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellon

Canton: Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Bellon

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 594 km

from Bordeaux: 75 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Bellon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Courlac, Laprade, Montboyer, Orival, Pillac, Rouffiac, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Saint-Romain.

This page in French: Visiter Bellon

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