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Mouton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouton in Charente

Photo is of Bayers at 4 km from Mouton

Visit Mouton: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 4 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mouton, 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 Mouton in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
 
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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Torsac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mouton

 
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Markets in and near Mouton

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (29km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (36km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)

Hotels near Mouton

More information about Mouton, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mouton, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (25km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (47km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (16km)
  • Logis de Forge (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mouton is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mouton is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouton

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16460

Distance to Mouton

from Angouleme (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 605 km

from Bordeaux: 134 km

from Strasbourg: 640 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 Mouton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Bayers, Chenommet, Couture, Fontclaireau, Fontenille, Licheres, Mansle, Moutonneau, Nanclars, Puyreaux, Saint-Amant-de-Bonnieure, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure, Saint-Front, Saint-Groux, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec and Valence, Mansle.

This page in French: Visiter Mouton

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