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Montignac-Charente tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montignac-Charente in Charente

Photo is of Angouleme at 13 km from Montignac-Charente

Visit Montignac-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 13 km and Tusson at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montignac-Charente, 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 Montignac-Charente in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Angouleme

Angouleme

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
 
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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide

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Map of places to visit near Montignac-Charente

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Markets in and near Montignac-Charente

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (14km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (15km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (35km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (39km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Montignac-Charente, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (17km)
  • Logis de Forge (25km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (30km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (30km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montignac-Charente is in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Montignac-Charente is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montignac-Charente

Canton: Saint-Amant-de-Boixe

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16330

Distance to Montignac-Charente

from Angouleme (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 610 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Montignac-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aussac-Vadalle, Bignac, Coulonges, Marsac, Saint-Amant-de-Boixe, Tourriers, Vars, Vervant, Villejoubert, Vouharte and Xambes.

This page in French: Visiter Montignac-Charente

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