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Epenede tourism and travel guide

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Visit Epenede: highlights and tourist information

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Epenede is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 55 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Epenede is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 11 km and Confolens at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Epenede, 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 Epenede 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 Epenede


Markets in and near Epenede

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (34km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (34km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (46km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (48km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (48km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (49km)

More information about Epenede, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Epenede, France

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

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (14km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (8km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (14km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (15km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (16km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (23km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (21km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (39km)
  • Laverré (45km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (33km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Epenede

Canton: Confolens-Nord

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16490

Distance to Epenede

from Angouleme (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 591 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 611 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alloue, Hiesse, Pleuville and Pressac.

This page in French: Visiter Epenede

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