Jurignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 11 km from Jurignac

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Jurignac 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 Jurignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 11 km and Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 13 km.

Jurignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide
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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 20 km (direction north-west)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Torsac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 33 km (direction south-east)

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 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Marthon guide

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Markets in and near Jurignac

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (30km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Jurignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Jurignac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (9km)
  • Logis de Forge (13km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (32km)
  • Forêt de Pons (40km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Jurignac is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Jurignac is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jurignac

Canton: Blanzac-Porcheresse

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16250

Distance to Jurignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 88 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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 Jurignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubeville, Birac, Champagne-Vigny, Eraville, Etriac, Ladiville, Mainfonds, Malaville, Nonaville, Pereuil and Vignolles.

This page in French: Visiter Jurignac

 
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