La Couronne tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Couronne in Charente

Visit La Couronne: highlights and tourist information

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La Couronne is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 7 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: La Couronne is 399 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

More information about La Couronne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Couronne, France

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

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

La Couronne 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 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