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Berneuil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 11 km from Berneuil

Visit Berneuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 11 km and Charmant at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Berneuil, 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 Berneuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


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

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

See Riberac guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Berneuil


Markets in and near Berneuil

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (16km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (39km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

Hotels near Berneuil

More information about Berneuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Berneuil, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (51km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (19km)
  • Logis de Forge (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (44km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (52km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Berneuil is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Berneuil is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Berneuil

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Berneuil

from Angouleme (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 73 km

from Strasbourg: 691 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 Berneuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessac, Brie-sous-Barbezieux, Challignac, Chatignac, Chillac, Condeon, Oriolles, Passirac, Poullignac, Saint-Aulais-la-Chapelle and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Berneuil

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