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Breville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Breville: highlights and tourist information

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Breville is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Breville is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 12 km and Jarnac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breville, 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 Breville in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Breville

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)

More information about Breville, Poitou-Charentes

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)

Geography and distances

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

Breville is in the west of France. 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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