Boisbreteau tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 17 km from Boisbreteau

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Boisbreteau 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 Boisbreteau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 17 km and The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 26 km.

Boisbreteau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 17 km (direction )

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

See Barbezieux guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 26 km (direction east)

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Charmant

Charmant

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Torsac

Torsac

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

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Riberac

Riberac

at 39 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Jarnac guide
Pons

Pons

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide

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Markets in and near Boisbreteau

  • Chalais: market Monday (16km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (21km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (31km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Boisbreteau, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (46km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (47km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Boisbreteau is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Boisbreteau is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boisbreteau

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Boisbreteau

from Angouleme (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 64 km

from Strasbourg: 700 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 Boisbreteau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boresse-et-Martron, Chillac, Guizengeard and Oriolles.

This page in French: Visiter Boisbreteau

 
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