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Visit Houlette: highlights and tourist information

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Houlette is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Houlette is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 9 km and Cognac at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Houlette, 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 Houlette 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 Houlette

Markets in and near Houlette

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (14km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (35km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Houlette, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Houlette, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (57km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (24km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (29km)
  • Logis de Forge (35km)
  • La Roche Courbon (45km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (48km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (12km)
  • Forêt de Pons (33km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Houlette

Canton: Jarnac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16200

Distance to Houlette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 107 km

from Strasbourg: 678 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breville, Courbillac, Macqueville, Mareuil, Nercillac, Neuvicq-le-Chateau, Reparsac, Sainte-Severe, Sigogne and Sonneville.

This page in French: Visiter Houlette

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