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La Couronne tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Couronne in Charente

Photo is of Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 6 km from La Couronne

Visit La Couronne: highlights and tourist information

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La Couronne is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 6 km and Angouleme at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Couronne, 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 La Couronne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Marthon guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

See La Rochefoucauld guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide


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

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near La Couronne


Markets in and near La Couronne

Market days in La Couronne: weekly market: Saturday;

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (0km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (12km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (38km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (43km)

Hotels near La Couronne

More information about La Couronne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Couronne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (5km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (54km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (62km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (6km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (21km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (30km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

La Couronne is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: La Couronne is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Couronne

Canton: Couronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16400

Distance to La Couronne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 605 km

from Bordeaux: 101 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 La Couronne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angouleme, Claix, Linars, Mouthiers-sur-Boeme, Nersac, Roullet-Saint-Estephe, Saint-Michel, Saint-Saturnin, Trois-Palis and Voeuil-et-Giget.

This page in French: Visiter La Couronne

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