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Marillac-le-Franc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marillac-le-Franc in Charente

Photo is of La Rochefoucauld at 3 km from Marillac-le-Franc

Visit Marillac-le-Franc: highlights and tourist information

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Marillac-le-Franc is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 3 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marillac-le-Franc, 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 Marillac-le-Franc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 3 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Marthon guide


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

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

See Varaignes guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages...

See Torsac guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayers guide


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

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

See Nontron guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has...

See Rochechouart guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marillac-le-Franc


Markets in and near Marillac-le-Franc

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (17km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (41km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (44km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (45km)

More information about Marillac-le-Franc, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Marillac-le-Franc, France

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

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 Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (42km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (35km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (36km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (34km)
  • Site Corot (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Marillac-le-Franc is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Marillac-le-Franc is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marillac-le-Franc

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16110

Distance to Marillac-le-Franc

from Angouleme (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Marillac-le-Franc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Rochefoucauld, Orgedeuil, Rancogne, Rivieres, Saint-Adjutory, Saint-Projet-Saint-Constant, Saint-Sornin, Taponnat-Fleurignac and Yvrac-et-Malleyrand.

This page in French: Visiter Marillac-le-Franc

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