Guizengeard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Guizengeard: highlights and tourist information

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Guizengeard is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Guizengeard is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 20 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guizengeard, 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 Guizengeard 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 Guizengeard

Markets in and near Guizengeard

  • Chalais: market Monday (12km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (31km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (43km)

More information about Guizengeard, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Guizengeard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Guizengeard.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (28km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (45km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (49km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guizengeard

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Guizengeard

from Angouleme (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 63 km

from Strasbourg: 699 km

Getting here

Guizengeard 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 Guizengeard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisbreteau, Boresse-et-Martron, Brossac, Passirac, Saint-Vallier and Sauvignac.

This page in French: Visiter Guizengeard