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La Rochette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 8 km from La Rochette

Visit La Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 8 km and La Rochefoucauld at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Rochette, 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 Rochette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 19 km (direction south-west)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with...

See Angouleme guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of...

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and...

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the...

See Ruffec guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages...

See Torsac guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 31 km (direction south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Rochette

 
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Markets in and near La Rochette

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (15km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (40km)

Hotels near La Rochette

More information about La Rochette, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near La Rochette, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (47km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (26km)
  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (44km)
  • Site Corot (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

La Rochette is in the west of France at 21 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: La Rochette is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rochette

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16110

Distance to La Rochette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 596 km

from Bordeaux: 128 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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 Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agris, Coulgens, Jauldes, Les Pins, Rivieres, Saint-Amant-de-Bonnieure, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Mary and Sainte-Colombe.

This page in French: Visiter La Rochette

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