La Faye tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Faye: highlights and tourist information

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La Faye is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: La Faye is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 5 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Faye, 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 Faye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near La Faye

Markets in and near La Faye

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (13km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (21km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (31km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near La Faye, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Faye.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (17km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (23km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (34km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (10km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (11km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (47km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (27km)
  • Zoodyssée (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Faye

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to La Faye

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 618 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

La Faye 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 Faye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernac, Courcome, La Chevrerie, La Magdeleine, Raix, Ruffec, Saint-Martin-du-Clocher, Tuzie, Villefagnan, Villegats and Villiers-le-Roux.

This page in French: Visiter La Faye