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Luxe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tusson at 6 km from Luxe

Visit Luxe: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 km and Bayers at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Tusson

Tusson

at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 26 km (direction east-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 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 37 km (direction south)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 40 km (direction south-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather...

See Marthon guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Luxe

 
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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)

Hotels near Luxe

More information about Luxe, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Luxe, France

What to do at Luxe? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Luxe is in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Luxe is 370 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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