Chevanceaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 20 km from Chevanceaux

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chevanceaux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 20 km and Jonzac at 23 km.

Chevanceaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel...

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at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

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at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine...

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

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

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at 43 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

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

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Map of places to visit near Chevanceaux


Markets in and near Chevanceaux

  • Montendre: market Thursday (14km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (21km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (26km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (40km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (43km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Chevanceaux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)
  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (39km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (41km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (28km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (39km)
  • Logis de Forge (40km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (40km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (36km)
  • Forêt de Pons (40km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (41km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Chevanceaux is in the west of France at 119 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Chevanceaux is 441 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chevanceaux

Canton: Montlieu-la-Garde

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17210

Distance to Chevanceaux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 119 km

from Paris: 441 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 620 km

from Bordeaux: 58 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Chevanceaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bran, Chantillac, Chatenet, Le Pin, Merignac, Pouillac, Saint-Palais-de-Negrignac and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter Chevanceaux