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Mornac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mornac in Charente

Photo is of Angouleme at 10 km from Mornac

Visit Mornac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 10 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mornac, 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 Mornac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Charmant guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Bayers guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tusson guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mornac


Markets in and near Mornac

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (4km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (10km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (41km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (46km)

More information about Mornac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mornac, France

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

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

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (46km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (47km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (18km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Mornac is in the west of France at 9 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mornac is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mornac

Canton: Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16600

Distance to Mornac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 115 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Mornac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champniers, Garat, Magnac-sur-Touvre, Pranzac, Ruelle-sur-Touvre, Soyaux and Touvre.

This page in French: Visiter Mornac

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