Dignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dignac in Charente

Visit Dignac: highlights and tourist information

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Dignac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 14 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Dignac is 399 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Dignac

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

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (41km)

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)

 
 

Geography and distances

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

Dignac 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 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