Brigueuil tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the most interesting highlight for visitors

Brigueuil is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Brigueuil. For detailed visitor information see the Brigueuil travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brigueuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montrol-Senard at 12 km and Mortemart at 13 km.

Brigueuil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to also visit...

See Saint-Junien guide


at 12 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an ecomuseum....

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a very pleasant...

See Mortemart guide


at 14 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the condition it...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a castle and...

See Rochechouart guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain and some...

See Confolens guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of an ancient...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to the public...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest, and a...

See Bellac guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a pleasure to...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited places' but...

See Limoges guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the old town...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the Monts du...

See Chalus guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne department...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide

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

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Markets in and near Brigueuil

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (8km)
  • Limoges: market every day (31km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (34km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (39km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Brigueuil, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (34km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (8km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (36km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (27km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (34km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)

Geography and distances

Brigueuil is in the west of France at 64 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Brigueuil is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brigueuil

Canton: Confolens-Sud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16420

Distance to Brigueuil

from Angouleme (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 564 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 596 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 Brigueuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montrollet, Saint-Christophe and Saulgond.

This page in French: Visiter Brigueuil