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Mainfonds tourism and travel guide

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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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
 
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Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 35 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 36 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide

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

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)

Hotels near Mainfonds

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

Mainfonds is in the west of France at 18 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mainfonds is 411 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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