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Visit Charmant: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a church as well as the source of the river Boeme

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Charmant. For detailed visitor information see the Charmant travel guide.

Charmant is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 17 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Charmant is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km and Torsac at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charmant, 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 Charmant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

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

Map of places to visit near Charmant

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Markets in and near Charmant

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (20km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (27km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (36km)

More information about Charmant, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Charmant, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (46km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (50km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (8km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charmant

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Charmant

from Angouleme (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 668 km

Getting here

Charmant 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 Charmant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignes-et-Puyperoux, Chadurie, Chavenat, Fouquebrune, Juillaguet, Magnac-Lavalette-Villars, Ronsenac and Voulgezac.

This page in French: Visiter Charmant

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