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Combiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Combiers in Charente

Photo is of Villebois-Lavalette at 11 km from Combiers

Visit Combiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 11 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Combiers, 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 Combiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
 
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Torsac

Torsac

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Charmant guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 20 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Nontron guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

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

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Combiers

 
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Markets in and near Combiers

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (27km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (28km)

More information about Combiers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Combiers, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (27km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (40km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Combiers is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Combiers is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Combiers

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Combiers

from Angouleme (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 107 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Combiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charras, Edon, Les Graulges, Mareuil, Puyrenier, Rougnac and Sainte-Croix-de-Mareuil.

This page in French: Visiter Combiers

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