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Exideuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Exideuil in Charente

Photo is of Rochechouart at 13 km from Exideuil

Visit Exideuil: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brigueuil guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 18 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
 
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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 19 km (direction east)

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

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

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 26 km (direction east-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
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 28 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Bayers guide

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Map of places to visit near Exideuil

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Exideuil, France

What to do at Exideuil? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Exideuil is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Exideuil is 353 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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