Gond-Pontouvre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gond-Pontouvre: highlights and tourist information

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Gond-Pontouvre is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 2 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Gond-Pontouvre is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 1 km and Torsac at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gond-Pontouvre, 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 Gond-Pontouvre 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 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

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

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

Gond-Pontouvre 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 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