Le Bouchage tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 7 km from Le Bouchage

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Bouchage in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 7 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 14 km.

Le Bouchage, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Ruffec guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayers guide
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at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 33 km (direction south)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 34 km (direction south)

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

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at 38 km (direction east)

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

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at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Junien guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 44 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Map of places to visit near Le Bouchage


Markets in and near Le Bouchage

  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (25km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (43km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (43km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bouchage, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (11km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (4km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (8km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (15km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (28km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (9km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Laverré (45km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (46km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (42km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (23km)

Geography and distances

Le Bouchage is in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Le Bouchage is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bouchage

Canton: Champagne-Mouton

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16350

Distance to Le Bouchage

from Angouleme (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 622 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 Le Bouchage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benest, Champagne-Mouton, Chatain, Nanteuil-en-Vallee, Saint-Coutant, Surin and Vieux-Ruffec.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bouchage


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