Gond-Pontouvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gond-Pontouvre in Charente

Photo is of Angouleme at 1 km from Gond-Pontouvre

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Gond-Pontouvre 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 Gond-Pontouvre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 1 km and Torsac at 12 km.

Gond-Pontouvre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 1 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 19 km (direction west)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a castle to...

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at 23 km (direction east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several small buildings...

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at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide


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

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

See Varaignes guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide

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Map of places to visit near Gond-Pontouvre


Markets in and near Gond-Pontouvre

  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (2km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (4km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Gond-Pontouvre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Gond-Pontouvre, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (56km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (13km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (28km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (31km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (24km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Gond-Pontouvre is in the west of France at 2 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gond-Pontouvre is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gond-Pontouvre

Canton: Gond-Pontouvre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16160

Distance to Gond-Pontouvre

from Angouleme (prefecture): 2 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 109 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Gond-Pontouvre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angouleme, Balzac, Champniers, Fleac, Magnac-sur-Touvre, Ruelle-sur-Touvre, Saint-Michel, Saint-Yrieix-sur-Charente, Soyaux and Vindelle.

This page in French: Visiter Gond-Pontouvre