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Coulgens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 10 km from Coulgens

Visit Coulgens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 10 km and La Rochefoucauld at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coulgens, 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 Coulgens in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is...

See Ruffec guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coulgens

 
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Markets in and near Coulgens

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (15km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (39km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Coulgens, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulgens, France

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

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 Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (1km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (48km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (22km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Coulgens is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Coulgens is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulgens

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16560

Distance to Coulgens

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 642 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 Coulgens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agris, Jauldes, La Rochette, Nanclars, Rivieres, Saint-Amant-de-Bonnieure, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter Coulgens

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