Exideuil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Exideuil: highlights and tourist information

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Exideuil is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Exideuil is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 13 km and Confolens at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Exideuil, 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 Exideuil 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 Exideuil

Markets in and near Exideuil

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (35km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (42km)
  • Limoges: market every day (44km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (49km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (52km)

More information about Exideuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Exideuil, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Exideuil.

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (40km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (31km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (43km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (54km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (26km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (35km)
  • Logis de Forge (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (24km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Limoges (44km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Exideuil

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16150

Distance to Exideuil

from Angouleme (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 574 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabanais, Chabrac, Chirac, La Peruse, Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente and Suris.

This page in French: Visiter Exideuil