Charme tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charme in Charente

Visit Charme: highlights and tourist information

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Charme is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Charme is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 4 km and Bayers at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charme, 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 Charme 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 Charme

Markets in and near Charme

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (35km)

More information about Charme, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Charme, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charme.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (20km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (4km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (36km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (35km)
  • Zoodyssée (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charme

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Charme

from Angouleme (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Brettes, Courcome, Fontenille, Juille, Ligne, Lonnes, Raix, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Souvigne, Tusson and Tuzie.

This page in French: Visiter Charme