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Mainfonds tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mainfonds in Charente

Photo is of Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 9 km from Mainfonds

Visit Mainfonds: highlights and tourist information

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Mainfonds is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mainfonds is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 9 km and Charmant at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mainfonds, 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 Mainfonds in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
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Map of places to visit near Mainfonds

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Markets in and near Mainfonds

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (18km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (36km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Mainfonds, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mainfonds, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (9km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (14km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (37km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (39km)
  • Forêt de Pons (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mainfonds

Canton: Blanzac-Porcheresse

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16250

Distance to Mainfonds

from Angouleme (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 608 km

from Bordeaux: 89 km

from Strasbourg: 677 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeduc, Aubeville, Becheresse, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Champagne-Vigny, Claix, Etriac, Jurignac, Pereuil and Plassac-Rouffiac.

This page in French: Visiter Mainfonds

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