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Photo is of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 4 km from Bonnes

Visit Bonnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 4 km and Riberac at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bonnes, 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 Bonnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide


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

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

See Mussidan guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 30 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
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne...

See Saint-Astier guide


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

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and a...

See Issac guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

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

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide


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

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

See Bourdeilles guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Torsac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bonnes


Markets in and near Bonnes

  • Chalais: market Monday (9km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (27km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (32km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)

More information about Bonnes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bonnes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Montréal (35km)
  • Logis de Forge (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (42km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (43km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Bonnes is in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Bonnes is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bonnes

Canton: Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16390

Distance to Bonnes

from Angouleme (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 73 km

from Strasbourg: 686 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 Bonnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Chenaud, Laprade, Les Essards, Nabinaud, Orival, Puymangou, Rouffiac, Saint-Antoine-Cumond, Saint-Aulaye, Saint-Privat-Des-Pres, Saint-Romain and Saint-Vincent-Jalmoutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Bonnes

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