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Mons tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mons in Charente

Photo is of Tusson at 10 km from Mons

Visit Mons: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 10 km and Bayers at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mons, 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 Mons in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 10 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 24 km (direction north-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the...

See Ruffec guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 26 km (direction south-east)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with...

See Angouleme guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Melle

Melle

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mons

 
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Markets in and near Mons

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (31km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Mons, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mons, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (41km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (10km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (29km)
  • Logis de Forge (36km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (31km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (42km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mons is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mons is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mons

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Mons

from Angouleme (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 123 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Mons from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigre, Auge-Saint-Medard, Barbezieres, Bonneville, Gourville, La Chapelle, Marcillac-Lanville, Montigne, Oradour and Villejesus.

This page in French: Visiter Mons

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