Longre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Longre in Charente

Visit Longre: highlights and tourist information

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Longre is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Longre is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 10 km and Ruffec at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Longre, 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 Longre 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 Longre

Markets in and near Longre

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (22km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (26km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Longre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Longre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (29km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (35km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (10km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (23km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (33km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Longre

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Longre

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 628 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

Longre 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 Longre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brettes, Couture-d'Argenson, Empure, Les Gours, Loubille, Paizay-Naudouin-Embourie, Saint-Fraigne, Souvigne, Theil-Rabier and Villemain.

This page in French: Visiter Longre