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Montchaude tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montchaude in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 5 km from Montchaude

Visit Montchaude: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 5 km and Jonzac at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montchaude, 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 Montchaude in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 18 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

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

See Jonzac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jarnac guide
 
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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Pons

Pons

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower...

See Pons guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive...

See Saintes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montchaude

 
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Markets in and near Montchaude

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (41km)

More information about Montchaude, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Montchaude, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (12km)
  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (39km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (30km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (32km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (34km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Montchaude is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Montchaude is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montchaude

Canton: Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Montchaude

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 74 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Montchaude from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire, Barret, Condeon, Guimps, Lamerac, Reignac, Saint-Maigrin and Salles-de-Barbezieux.

This page in French: Visiter Montchaude

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