Sidebar Menu

Chalais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chalais in Charente

Photo is of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 10 km from Chalais

Visit Chalais: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 10 km and Riberac at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chalais, 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 Chalais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 24 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known...

See Riberac guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 27 km (direction north-west)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the...

See Barbezieux guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
 
Advertisement
 
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of...

See Mussidan guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide
Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with...

See Saint-Astier guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a...

See Jonzac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Issac

Issac

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century...

See Issac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chalais

 
Advertisement
 

Markets in and near Chalais

Market days in Chalais: weekly market: Monday;

  • Chalais: market Monday (0km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (35km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (36km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (37km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)

More information about Chalais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chalais, France

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

Heritage sites

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 Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (43km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (32km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (43km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (55km)

Towns of Art and history

 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Chalais is in the west of France at 43 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chalais is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalais

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Chalais

from Angouleme (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 68 km

from Strasbourg: 691 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 Chalais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Bazac, Brie-sous-Chalais, Chenaud, Courlac, Curac, La Genetouze, Medillac, Montboyer, Orival, Rioux-Martin, Rouffiac, Saint-Avit, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Chalais

Back To Top