Courcome tourism and travel guide

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Visit Courcome: highlights and tourist information

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Courcome is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Courcome is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 7 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courcome, 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 Courcome in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Courcome

Markets in and near Courcome

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Melle: market Friday (34km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (35km)

More information about Courcome, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Courcome, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Courcome.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (7km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (25km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (8km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (12km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (31km)
  • Zoodyssée (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcome

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Courcome

from Angouleme (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 642 km

Getting here

Courcome is in the west of France. 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 Courcome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Charme, La Faye, Lonnes, Raix, Ruffec, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Tusson, Tuzie, Villefagnan and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Courcome