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Dignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dignac in Charente

Photo is of Torsac at 5 km from Dignac

Visit Dignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Torsac at 5 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dignac, 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 Dignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Torsac

Torsac

at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charmant guide
 
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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 21 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Nontron

Nontron

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

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

See Nontron guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dignac

 
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Markets in and near Dignac

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (14km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (36km)

More information about Dignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Dignac, France

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

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) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (36km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (49km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (12km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Dignac is in the west of France at 14 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Dignac is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dignac

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16410

Distance to Dignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 104 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Dignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dirac, Fouquebrune, Gardes-le-Pontaroux, Magnac-Lavalette-Villars, Sers and Torsac.

This page in French: Visiter Dignac

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