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Epenede tourism and travel guide

Photo of Epenede in Charente

Photo is of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 11 km from Epenede

Visit Epenede: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 11 km (direction east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and...

See Confolens guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 26 km (direction west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is...

See Ruffec guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is...

See Brigueuil guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart...

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide
Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has...

See Tusson guide

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Map of places to visit near Epenede

 
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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)

Hotels near Epenede

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Epenede is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Epenede is 339 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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