Edon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Edon: highlights and tourist information

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Edon is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Edon is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 6 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Edon, 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 Edon 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 Edon

Markets in and near Edon

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (23km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (27km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (28km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (28km)

More information about Edon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Edon, France

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

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 (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (40km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (19km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Edon

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Edon

from Angouleme (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 582 km

from Bordeaux: 103 km

from Strasbourg: 657 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzaguet-Saint-Cybard, Combiers, Gardes-le-Pontaroux, Rougnac, Sainte-Croix-de-Mareuil and Villebois-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Edon