Brie-sous-Archiac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 11 km from Brie-sous-Archiac

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Brie-sous-Archiac is situated in the Charente-Maritime 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 Brie-sous-Archiac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 11 km and Barbezieux at 11 km.

Brie-sous-Archiac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 11 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

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

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at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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

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

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at 34 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 41 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Markets in and near Brie-sous-Archiac

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (23km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (35km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Brie-sous-Archiac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (14km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (52km)
  • La Roche Courbon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (23km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (26km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (28km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Brie-sous-Archiac is in the west of France at 101 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Brie-sous-Archiac is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brie-sous-Archiac

Canton: Archiac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17520

Distance to Brie-sous-Archiac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 101 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 74 km

from Strasbourg: 701 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Brie-sous-Archiac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-Champagne, Archiac, Arthenac, Guimps, Lamerac, Meux, Moings, Reaux, Saint-Ciers-Champagne, Saint-Eugene and Saint-Germain-de-Vibrac.

This page in French: Visiter Brie-sous-Archiac