Magnac-Lavalette-Villars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de la Mercerie at 1 km from Magnac-Lavalette-Villars

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Magnac-Lavalette-Villars is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Attractions in Magnac-Lavalette-Villars

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial wing added in the 20th century, and now recently restored: Chateau de la Mercerie

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Magnac-Lavalette-Villars in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de la Mercerie at 1 km and Villebois-Lavalette at 3 km.

Magnac-Lavalette-Villars, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle less than one km (direction west)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 5 km (direction west)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

See Charmant guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Torsac guide
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at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide

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Markets in and near Magnac-Lavalette-Villars

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (20km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (30km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (33km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Magnac-Lavalette-Villars, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (35km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (46km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (60km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (12km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Magnac-Lavalette-Villars is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Magnac-Lavalette-Villars is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Magnac-Lavalette-Villars

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Magnac-Lavalette-Villars

from Angouleme (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 98 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Magnac-Lavalette-Villars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzaguet-Saint-Cybard, Charmant, Dignac, Fouquebrune, Gardes-le-Pontaroux, Juillaguet, Ronsenac and Villebois-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Magnac-Lavalette-Villars


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