Brie-sous-Barbezieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 11 km from Brie-sous-Barbezieux

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Brie-sous-Barbezieux 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 Brie-sous-Barbezieux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 11 km and Chalais at 18 km.

Brie-sous-Barbezieux, 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-north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Chalais has an ancient castle and a roman church among its attractions ...

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at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 20 km (direction north-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction east)

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

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at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 31 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


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

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

See Riberac guide

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Markets in and near Brie-sous-Barbezieux

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (18km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (35km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Brie-sous-Barbezieux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (17km)
  • Logis de Forge (20km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (48km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Brie-sous-Barbezieux is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Brie-sous-Barbezieux is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brie-sous-Barbezieux

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Brie-sous-Barbezieux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 609 km

from Bordeaux: 77 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Brie-sous-Barbezieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeduc, Berneuil, Bessac, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Challignac, Cressac-Saint-Genis, Deviat, Poullignac, Saint-Aulais-la-Chapelle, Saint-Felix and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Brie-sous-Barbezieux