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Montemboeuf tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montemboeuf in Charente

Photo is of La Rochefoucauld at 13 km from Montemboeuf

Visit Montemboeuf: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 13 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montemboeuf, 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 Montemboeuf in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 20 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at...

See Varaignes guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marthon guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Confolens guide


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

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

See Nontron guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brigueuil guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

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

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montemboeuf


Markets in and near Montemboeuf

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (36km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (40km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (46km)

More information about Montemboeuf, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Montemboeuf, France

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

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) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (30km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (42km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (47km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (32km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (41km)
  • Logis de Forge (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (25km)
  • Site Corot (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Montemboeuf is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Montemboeuf is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montemboeuf

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Montemboeuf

from Angouleme (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 578 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 627 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 Montemboeuf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherves-Chatelars, Le Lindois, Mazerolles, Mouzon and Vitrac-Saint-Vincent.

This page in French: Visiter Montemboeuf

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