Chassors tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jarnac at 3 km from Chassors

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chassors in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 3 km and Cognac at 9 km.

Chassors, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 9 km (direction west)

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

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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide
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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Pons

Pons

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Pons guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Jonzac

Jonzac

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

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Saintes

Saintes

at 34 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to...

See Saintes guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 34 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

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Torsac

Torsac

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

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

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Chassors

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (21km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (29km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Chassors, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (17km)
  • Logis de Forge (30km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (34km)
  • La Roche Courbon (47km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (48km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (12km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (42km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Chassors is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chassors is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chassors

Canton: Jarnac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16200

Distance to Chassors

from Angouleme (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 100 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Chassors from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Charente, Gensac-la-Pallue, Gondeville, Jarnac, Julienne, Les Metairies, Nercillac, Reparsac, Saint-Brice, Saint-Meme-les-Carrieres, Sainte-Severe and Sigogne.

This page in French: Visiter Chassors

 
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