Breville tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cognac at 12 km from Breville

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Breville 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 Breville in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 12 km and Jarnac at 14 km.

Breville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cognac

Cognac

at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
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Saintes

Saintes

at 30 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Pons

Pons

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Pons guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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Markets in and near Breville

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (9km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Breville, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (28km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (29km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (30km)
  • Logis de Forge (40km)
  • La Roche Courbon (41km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (49km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (11km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Breville is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Breville is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breville

Canton: Cognac-Nord

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16370

Distance to Breville

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 109 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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 Breville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballans, Brie-sous-Matha, Houlette, Louzignac, Macqueville, Sainte-Severe, Siecq, Sonnac and Thors.

This page in French: Visiter Breville

 
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