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Chantillac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 18 km from Chantillac

Visit Chantillac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 18 km and Jonzac at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chantillac, 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 Chantillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Pons guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of...

See Blaye guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding...

See Pauillac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chantillac


Markets in and near Chantillac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (13km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (23km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (27km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (37km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Chantillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chantillac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km)
  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (40km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (41km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (26km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (42km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (34km)
  • Forêt de Pons (37km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chantillac is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chantillac is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantillac

Canton: Baignes-Sainte-Radegonde

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16360

Distance to Chantillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 60 km

from Strasbourg: 706 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 Chantillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bran, Chatenet, Chevanceaux, Le Pin, Merignac, Messac, Polignac, Sainte-Colombe, Touverac and Vanzac.

This page in French: Visiter Chantillac

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