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Edon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Edon in Charente

Photo is of Villebois-Lavalette at 6 km from Edon

Visit Edon: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Torsac guide
 
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Marthon

Marthon

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 24 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Nontron guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared...

See Bourdeilles guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 27 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in...

See Brantome Abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Edon

 
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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)

Hotels near Edon

More information about Edon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Edon, France

What to do at Edon? 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

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)

 
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Geography and distances

Edon is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Edon is 404 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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