Foussignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jarnac at 5 km from Foussignac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Foussignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 5 km and Saint-Simon at 8 km.

Foussignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Cognac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Angouleme guide
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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 27 km (direction south)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 29 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Pons

Pons

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

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

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Markets in and near Foussignac

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (5km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (27km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (36km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (38km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Foussignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (18km)
  • Logis de Forge (26km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (47km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (18km)
  • Forêt de Pons (36km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Foussignac is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Foussignac is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Foussignac

Canton: Jarnac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16200

Distance to Foussignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 625 km

from Bordeaux: 104 km

from Strasbourg: 675 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 Foussignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassac, Fleurac, Gondeville, Jarnac, Les Metairies, Merignac, Plaizac, Sigogne, Triac-Lautrait and Vaux-Rouillac.

This page in French: Visiter Foussignac

 
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