Luxe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Luxe: highlights and tourist information

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Luxe is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Luxe is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 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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Luxe, 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 Luxe 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 Luxe

Markets in and near Luxe

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (28km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (34km)

More information about Luxe, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Luxe, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (20km)
  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (37km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (41km)
  • Zoodyssée (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Luxe

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Luxe

from Angouleme (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberac, Cellettes, Fontenille, Fouqueure, Juille, Ligne, Lonnes, Mansle, Saint-Groux, Tusson and Villognon.

This page in French: Visiter Luxe