Louzignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Louzignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Cognac at 17 km from Louzignac

Visit Louzignac: highlights and tourist information

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Louzignac is situated in the Charente-Maritime 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 Louzignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cognac at 17 km and Jarnac at 18 km.

Louzignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cognac

Cognac

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Tusson

Tusson

at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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Saintes

Saintes

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to explore and...

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Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 35 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien also has...

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Pons

Pons

at 37 km (direction south-west)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that is a...

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Bayers

Bayers

at 37 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of the 12th...

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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that dominates the...

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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

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Markets in and near Louzignac

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (7km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (22km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (34km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (37km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (39km)

More information about Louzignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Louzignac, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (8km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (53km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (42km)
  • La Roche Courbon (43km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (16km)
  • Forêt de Pons (37km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (51km)
  • Forêt de Benon (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Louzignac is in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Louzignac is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Louzignac

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Louzignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 638 km

from Bordeaux: 114 km

from Strasbourg: 676 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Louzignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bagnizeau, Ballans, Beauvais-sur-Matha, Bresdon, Breville, Brie-sous-Matha, Haimps, Macqueville, Massac, Neuvicq-le-Chateau, Saint-Ouen, Siecq, Sonnac and Thors.

This page in French: Visiter Louzignac