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Coulonges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 11 km from Coulonges

Visit Coulonges: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 11 km and Bayers at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coulonges, 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 Coulonges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 11 km (direction )

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide

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Map of places to visit near Coulonges

 
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Markets in and near Coulonges

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (20km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (31km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (34km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)

More information about Coulonges, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulonges, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (11km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (26km)
  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Coulonges is in the west of France at 21 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Coulonges is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonges

Canton: Saint-Amant-de-Boixe

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16330

Distance to Coulonges

from Angouleme (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Coulonges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberac, Bignac, Cellettes, Fouqueure, Genac, La Chapelle, Marcillac-Lanville, Montignac-Charente, Saint-Amant-de-Boixe, Vervant, Villognon, Vouharte and Xambes.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonges

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