Massignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rochechouart at 14 km from Massignac

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 14 km and La Rochefoucauld at 21 km.

Massignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 21 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 22 km (direction west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

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Varaignes

Varaignes

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

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Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

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Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 24 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

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Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

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Marthon

Marthon

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

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Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 25 km (direction north-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

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Confolens

Confolens

at 26 km (direction north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

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Nontron

Nontron

at 28 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

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

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Chalus

Chalus

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

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

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Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

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Markets in and near Massignac

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (23km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (35km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (42km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (45km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Massignac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (28km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (23km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (37km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (42km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)
  • Logis de Forge (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (18km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (19km)
  • Site Corot (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (42km)
  • Limoges (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Massignac is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Massignac is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Massignac

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Massignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 571 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 620 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 Massignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Lindois, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Mouzon, Sauvagnac and Verneuil.

This page in French: Visiter Massignac

 
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