Montigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montigne: highlights and tourist information

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Montigne is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 27 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Montigne is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 17 km and Jarnac at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montigne, 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 Montigne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Montigne

Markets in and near Montigne

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (19km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (30km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Montigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Montigne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montigne.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (41km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (43km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (48km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (17km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (31km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (45km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (46km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montigne

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16170

Distance to Montigne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 666 km

Getting here

Montigne 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 Montigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anville, Auge-Saint-Medard, Bonneville, Gourville, Mareuil, Mons, Rouillac and Sonneville.

This page in French: Visiter Montigne