Ligne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ligne: highlights and tourist information

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Ligne is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Ligne is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 3 km and Bayers at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ligne, 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 Ligne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Ligne

Markets in and near Ligne

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (32km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)

More information about Ligne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ligne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ligne.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (18km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (3km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (18km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Logis de Forge (41km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (38km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ligne

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Ligne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 616 km

from Bordeaux: 132 km

from Strasbourg: 648 km

Getting here

Ligne is in the west of France. 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 Ligne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Charme, Ebreon, Fontenille, Fouqueure, Juille, Lonnes, Luxe, Mansle, Saint-Groux, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Souvigne, Tusson and Tuzie.

This page in French: Visiter Ligne