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Lachaise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lachaise in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 9 km from Lachaise

Visit Lachaise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 9 km and Jarnac at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lachaise, 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 Lachaise in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a...

See Jonzac guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside...

See Cognac guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower...

See Pons guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Torsac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive...

See Saintes guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lachaise


Markets in and near Lachaise

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (25km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (38km)

More information about Lachaise, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lachaise, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (7km)
  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (38km)
  • La Roche Courbon (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (25km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (32km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Lachaise is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Lachaise is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lachaise

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Lachaise

from Angouleme (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 81 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Lachaise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleville, Archiac, Arthenac, Barret, Cierzac, Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, Lagarde-sur-le-Ne, Lignieres-Sonneville, Saint-Eugene, Saint-Fort-sur-le-Ne, Saint-Palais-du-Ne and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Lachaise

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