Fontenille tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontenille in Charente

Visit Fontenille: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenille is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Fontenille is 366 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Fontenille, 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 Fontenille 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 Fontenille

Markets in and near Fontenille

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (37km)

More information about Fontenille, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fontenille, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (15km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (48km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (8km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Logis de Forge (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (36km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (37km)
  • Zoodyssée (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenille

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Fontenille

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 612 km

from Bordeaux: 133 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Bayers, Charme, Chenommet, Chenon, Fontclaireau, Juille, Licheres, Ligne, Lonnes, Luxe, Mansle, Mouton, Moutonneau, Saint-Groux and Salles-de-Villefagnan.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenille