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Eymouthiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Eymouthiers in Charente

Photo is of Varaignes at 5 km from Eymouthiers

Visit Eymouthiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Varaignes at 5 km and Marthon at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Eymouthiers, 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 Eymouthiers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 5 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates,...

See Marthon guide


at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

See Nontron guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to...

See Torsac guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 31 km (direction west)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several...

See Angouleme guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the...

See Brantome Abbey guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small...

See Charmant guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Eymouthiers


Markets in and near Eymouthiers

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (32km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (34km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (38km)

More information about Eymouthiers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Eymouthiers, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (35km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (48km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (26km)
  • Site Corot (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Eymouthiers is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Eymouthiers is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Eymouthiers

Canton: Montbron

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16220

Distance to Eymouthiers

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Eymouthiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussiere-Badil, Ecuras, Feuillade, Montbron, Orgedeuil, Soudat, Souffrignac and Varaignes.

This page in French: Visiter Eymouthiers

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