Medillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Medillac: highlights and tourist information

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Medillac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 48 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Medillac is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 13 km and Riberac at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Medillac, 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 Medillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Medillac

Markets in and near Medillac

  • Chalais: market Monday (5km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (34km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (35km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (37km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (41km)

More information about Medillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Medillac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Medillac.

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Emilion (40km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (58km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (41km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (41km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Medillac

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Medillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 650 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 64 km

from Strasbourg: 695 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazac, Chalais, La Genetouze, Orival, Parcoul, Puymangou, Rioux-Martin, Rouffiac, Saint-Avit, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Medillac