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Longre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 10 km from Longre

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Longre 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 Longre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 10 km and Ruffec at 17 km.

Longre, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Ruffec guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bayers guide
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Melle

Melle

at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 40 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Longre, France

What to do at Longre? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Longre is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Longre is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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