Grassac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Marthon at 4 km from Grassac

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Grassac 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 Grassac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 4 km and Varaignes at 10 km.

Grassac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Marthon

Marthon

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 10 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 12 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

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Torsac

Torsac

at 15 km (direction west)

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

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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

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Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charmant guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to the north...

See Nontron guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 22 km (direction west)

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

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Brantome

Brantome

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing abbey, Brantome...

See Brantome guide

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Markets in and near Grassac

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (16km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (17km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (22km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (31km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)

More information about Grassac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Grassac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (45km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (47km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (22km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (47km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (38km)
  • Site Corot (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Grassac is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Grassac is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grassac

Canton: Montbron

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16380

Distance to Grassac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 582 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 648 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 Grassac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charras, Feuillade, Marthon, Rougnac, Saint-Germain-de-Montbron and Vouzan.

This page in French: Visiter Grassac