Brie-sous-Chalais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brie-sous-Chalais in Charente

Photo is of Chalais at 5 km from Brie-sous-Chalais

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Brie-sous-Chalais 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-Chalais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalais at 5 km and The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 14 km.

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

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



at 5 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chalais guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 14 km (direction east-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 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

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at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide

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Markets in and near Brie-sous-Chalais

  • Chalais: market Monday (5km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (33km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Brie-sous-Chalais, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (48km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (52km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (53km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (53km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Brie-sous-Chalais is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Brie-sous-Chalais is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brie-sous-Chalais

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Brie-sous-Chalais

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 690 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-Chalais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Brossac, Chalais, Chatignac, Courlac, Curac, Montboyer, Orival, Passirac, Rouffiac, Saint-Laurent-Des-Combes, Saint-Vallier and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Brie-sous-Chalais