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Fouqueure tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 6 km from Fouqueure

Visit Fouqueure: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 km and Bayers at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fouqueure, 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 Fouqueure in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 6 km (direction )

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 19 km (direction north-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the...

See Ruffec guide
 
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy...

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

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

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 30 km (direction south-west)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 37 km (direction south)

The 12th century church in roman style is the...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Melle

Melle

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide

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Map of places to visit near Fouqueure

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Markets in and near Fouqueure

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)

More information about Fouqueure, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Fouqueure, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (51km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (23km)
  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fouqueure is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Fouqueure is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fouqueure

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Fouqueure

from Angouleme (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 617 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 652 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 Fouqueure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigre, Amberac, Cellettes, Coulonges, Ebreon, Juille, La Chapelle, Ligne, Luxe, Marcillac-Lanville, Tusson, Vervant, Villejesus and Villognon.

This page in French: Visiter Fouqueure

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