Brossac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brossac in Charente

Photo is of Chalais at 9 km from Brossac

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Brossac 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 Brossac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalais at 9 km and The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 18 km.

Brossac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chalais

Chalais

at 9 km (direction east-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 18 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
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 18 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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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

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Charmant

Charmant

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 28 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
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 31 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

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 Brossac

  • Chalais: market Monday (9km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (29km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (37km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (39km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (39km)

More information about Brossac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Brossac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (29km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (26km)
  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (48km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (50km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (54km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (55km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Brossac

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Brossac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 69 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Brossac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Brie-sous-Chalais, Chatignac, Chillac, Curac, Guizengeard, Passirac, Saint-Felix, Saint-Vallier and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Brossac