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Chazelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marthon at 7 km from Chazelles

Visit Chazelles: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Marthon

Marthon

at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
 
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Torsac

Torsac

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charmant guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chazelles

 
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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Chazelles is in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chazelles is 387 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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