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Challignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Challignac in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 9 km from Challignac

Visit Challignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 9 km and Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Challignac, 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 Challignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
 
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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 28 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 36 km (direction north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Pons

Pons

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle...

See Pons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Challignac

 
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Markets in and near Challignac

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (19km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (37km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)

More information about Challignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Challignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (53km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (16km)
  • Logis de Forge (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)
  • Forêt de Pons (41km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (51km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Challignac is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Challignac is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Challignac

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Challignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 75 km

from Strasbourg: 690 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 Challignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Bessac, Brie-sous-Barbezieux, Chillac, Condeon, Oriolles, Poullignac, Saint-Aulais-la-Chapelle, Sainte-Souline and Salles-de-Barbezieux.

This page in French: Visiter Challignac

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