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Cellefrouin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayers at 13 km from Cellefrouin

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Cellefrouin 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 Cellefrouin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 13 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 13 km.

Cellefrouin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 16 km (direction south)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

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at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 17 km (direction south)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

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at 21 km (direction north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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at 25 km (direction west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 31 km (direction south)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

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

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

See Rochechouart guide


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

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide


at 37 km (direction east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

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Markets in and near Cellefrouin

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (35km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (39km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (39km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Cellefrouin, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (21km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (18km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (46km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (55km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (26km)
  • Site Corot (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)

Geography and distances

Cellefrouin is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Cellefrouin is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cellefrouin

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16260

Distance to Cellefrouin

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 594 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 631 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 Cellefrouin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, La Tache, Le Grand-Madieu, Lussac, Parzac, Saint-Claud, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec and Ventouse.

This page in French: Visiter Cellefrouin


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