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Chavenat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chavenat in Charente

Photo is of Charmant at 5 km from Chavenat

Visit Chavenat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 5 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chavenat, 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 Chavenat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Charmant

Charmant

at 5 km (direction north-north-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 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
 
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Torsac

Torsac

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Angouleme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates,...

See Marthon guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its...

See Varaignes guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared...

See Bourdeilles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chavenat

 
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Markets in and near Chavenat

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (34km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (35km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

Hotels near Chavenat

More information about Chavenat, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chavenat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (48km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (12km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Chavenat is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chavenat is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavenat

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Chavenat

from Angouleme (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 90 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Chavenat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignes-et-Puyperoux, Chadurie, Charmant, Juillaguet, Saint-Eutrope and Vaux-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Chavenat

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