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Chateauneuf-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauneuf-sur-Charente in Charente

Photo is of Saint-Simon at 6 km from Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

Visit Chateauneuf-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Simon at 6 km and Jarnac at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, 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 Chateauneuf-sur-Charente in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
 
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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

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

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

See Jonzac guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Pons

Pons

at 39 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Pons guide

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Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

 
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Markets in and near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (23km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (36km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (37km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (53km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (47km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (10km)
  • Logis de Forge (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (28km)
  • Forêt de Pons (39km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-sur-Charente is in the west of France at 17 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-sur-Charente is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Charente

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16120

Distance to Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

from Angouleme (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Chateauneuf-sur-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeac-Charente, Birac, Champmillon, Eraville, Malaville, Mosnac, Saint-Simeux, Saint-Simon, Sireuil and Vibrac.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-sur-Charente

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