Juignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Juignac in Charente

Photo is of The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 12 km from Juignac

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Juignac 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 Juignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean at 12 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 12 km.

Juignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 12 km (direction south)

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

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Charmant

Charmant

at 13 km (direction south)

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

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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Riberac

Riberac

at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

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Torsac

Torsac

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 34 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and a...

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Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 34 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with...

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Marthon

Marthon

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Juignac

  • Chalais: market Monday (15km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (29km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Juignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (38km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (20km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Juignac is in the west of France at 30 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Juignac is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Juignac

Canton: Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16190

Distance to Juignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 593 km

from Bordeaux: 84 km

from Strasbourg: 676 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 Juignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montignac-le-Coq, Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard, Pillac, Saint-Amant, Saint-Eutrope, Saint-Laurent-de-Belzagot, Salles-Lavalette and Vaux-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Juignac

 
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