Etagnac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Etagnac: highlights and tourist information

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Etagnac 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: Etagnac is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 9 km and Brigueuil at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Etagnac, 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 Etagnac 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 Etagnac

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

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (32km)

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

  • Jardin de Liliane (20km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (42km)

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

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

Etagnac 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 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