Grassac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grassac: highlights and tourist information

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Grassac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Grassac is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 4 km and Torsac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grassac, 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 Grassac 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 Grassac

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

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)


Geography and distances

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

Grassac 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 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