Curac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Curac: highlights and tourist information

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Curac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Curac is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 12 km and Barbezieux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Curac, 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 Curac 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 Curac

Markets in and near Curac

  • Chalais: market Monday (3km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (34km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (37km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (39km)

More information about Curac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Curac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (45km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (30km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (45km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (47km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (54km)
  • Forêt de Pons (55km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Curac

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Curac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 69 km

from Strasbourg: 691 km

Getting here

Curac 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 Curac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Brie-sous-Chalais, Brossac, Chalais, Chatignac, Courlac, Montboyer, Orival, Rioux-Martin, Rouffiac, Saint-Avit, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Curac