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Chazelles tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chazelles: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chazelles is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 7 km and La Rochefoucauld at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chazelles, 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 Chazelles 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 Chazelles


Markets in and near Chazelles

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (12km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (42km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (43km)

More information about Chazelles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chazelles, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (38km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (50km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (21km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (39km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (42km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)
  • Site Corot (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazelles

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16380

Distance to Chazelles

from Angouleme (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 647 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouex, Bunzac, Pranzac, Rancogne, Saint-Germain-de-Montbron, Saint-Sornin, Sers, Vilhonneur and Vouzan.

This page in French: Visiter Chazelles

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