Montignac-Charente tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montignac-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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Montignac-Charente is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Montignac-Charente is 381 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near Montignac-Charente

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)

More information about Montignac-Charente, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Montignac-Charente, France

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)

Geography and distances

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

Montignac-Charente 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 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