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La Peruse tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Peruse in Charente

Photo is of Confolens at 16 km from La Peruse

Visit La Peruse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Confolens at 16 km and Rochechouart at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Peruse, 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 Peruse in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge...

See Confolens guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church...

See Brigueuil guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be...

See Saint-Junien guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 30 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and...

See Bayers guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been...

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is...

See Mortemart guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marthon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Peruse


Markets in and near La Peruse

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (37km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (38km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (44km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (49km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (50km)

More information about La Peruse, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Peruse, France

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

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (34km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (32km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (21km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (48km)

Geography and distances

La Peruse is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: La Peruse is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Peruse

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16270

Distance to La Peruse

from Angouleme (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Peruse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chirac, Exideuil, Genouillac, Mazieres, Roumazieres-Loubert, Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente and Suris.

This page in French: Visiter La Peruse

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