Cellefrouin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cellefrouin: highlights and tourist information

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Cellefrouin is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Cellefrouin is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 13 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cellefrouin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cellefrouin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cellefrouin

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)

More information about Cellefrouin, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cellefrouin, France

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

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

Cellefrouin is in the west of France. 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