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Chatignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatignac in Charente

Photo is of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 16 km from Chatignac

Visit Chatignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 16 km and Barbezieux at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatignac, 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 Chatignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for...

See Riberac guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of...

See Mussidan guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatignac


Markets in and near Chatignac

  • Chalais: market Monday (9km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (32km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (39km)

More information about Chatignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chatignac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (26km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (49km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (50km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Chatignac is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chatignac is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatignac

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Chatignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 605 km

from Bordeaux: 72 km

from Strasbourg: 690 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 Chatignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Berneuil, Brie-sous-Chalais, Brossac, Chillac, Curac, Passirac, Poullignac, Saint-Felix, Saint-Laurent-Des-Combes, Saint-Martial, Saint-Vallier and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Chatignac

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