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Lonnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayers at 5 km from Lonnes

Visit Lonnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 5 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lonnes, 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 Lonnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Tusson guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction 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 40 km (direction 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
Confolens

Confolens

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Torsac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lonnes

 
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Markets in and near Lonnes

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (37km)

Hotels near Lonnes

More information about Lonnes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Lonnes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (25km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (7km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (13km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (40km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (38km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (35km)
  • Zoodyssée (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lonnes is in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Lonnes is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lonnes

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Lonnes

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 643 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 Lonnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Bayers, Charme, Courcome, Fontclaireau, Fontenille, Juille, Licheres, Ligne, Luxe, Moutonneau, Saint-Groux, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Tuzie, Verteuil-sur-Charente and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Lonnes

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