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Chillac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 14 km from Chillac

Visit Chillac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 14 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chillac, 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 Chillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
 
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Jonzac

Jonzac

at 29 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
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 43 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chillac

 
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Markets in and near Chillac

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (14km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (27km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (38km)

Hotels near Chillac

More information about Chillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Chillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (42km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (22km)
  • Logis de Forge (27km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (44km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (45km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (54km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Chillac is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Chillac is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chillac

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Chillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 70 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Chillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Boisbreteau, Brossac, Challignac, Chatignac, Condeon, Oriolles, Passirac, Poullignac and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Chillac

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