Ecuras tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ecuras: highlights and tourist information

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Ecuras is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Ecuras is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 12 km and La Rochefoucauld at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ecuras, 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 Ecuras 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 Ecuras

Markets in and near Ecuras

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (35km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Ecuras, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ecuras, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (23km)
  • Site Corot (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecuras

Canton: Montbron

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16220

Distance to Ecuras

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 130 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Busserolles, Bussiere-Badil, Eymouthiers, Montbron, Orgedeuil, Roussines and Rouzede.

This page in French: Visiter Ecuras