Les Pins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 8 km from Les Pins

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Les Pins 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 Les Pins in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 8 km and La Rochefoucauld at 9 km.

Les Pins, France: places to visit and attractions

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)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 9 km (direction south)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

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Marthon

Marthon

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Confolens

Confolens

at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

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

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

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Torsac

Torsac

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

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Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Markets in and near Les Pins

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (21km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (41km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (41km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Pins, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (36km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (40km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (25km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (28km)
  • Logis de Forge (36km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (44km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (52km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)
  • Site Corot (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Les Pins is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Les Pins is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Pins

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16260

Distance to Les Pins

from Angouleme (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 592 km

from Bordeaux: 133 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Les Pins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agris, Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, La Rochette, La Tache, Lussac, Saint-Mary, Sainte-Colombe and Taponnat-Fleurignac.

This page in French: Visiter Les Pins

 
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