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Mouzon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mouzon in Charente

Photo is of Rochechouart at 16 km from Mouzon

Visit Mouzon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 16 km and La Rochefoucauld at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mouzon, 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 Mouzon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 16 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient...

See Confolens guide
 
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Varaignes

Varaignes

at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure...

See Saint-Junien guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marthon guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church...

See Brigueuil guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 27 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 31 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles...

See Chalus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mouzon

 
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Markets in and near Mouzon

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (46km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (46km)

More information about Mouzon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Mouzon, France

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

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

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (26km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (33km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (47km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (36km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (45km)
  • Logis de Forge (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (22km)
  • Site Corot (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Mouzon is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Mouzon is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mouzon

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Mouzon

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 621 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 Mouzon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherves-Chatelars, Genouillac, Massignac, Mazieres, Montemboeuf, Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente and Suris.

This page in French: Visiter Mouzon

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