Etagnac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rochechouart at 9 km from Etagnac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Etagnac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 9 km and Brigueuil at 9 km.

Etagnac, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 9 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 10 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Confolens guide
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at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide


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

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Etagnac

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (10km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (31km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Limoges: market every day (36km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (47km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (47km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (50km)

More information about Etagnac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Etagnac, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (38km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (42km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (10km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (33km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (21km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (54km)

Geography and distances

Etagnac is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Etagnac is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etagnac

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16150

Distance to Etagnac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 567 km

from Bordeaux: 158 km

from Strasbourg: 605 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 Etagnac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabanais, Chabrac, Chassenon, Saillat-sur-Vienne and Saulgond.

This page in French: Visiter Etagnac


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