Nanteuil-en-Vallee tourism and travel guide

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Nanteuil-en-Vallee. For detailed visitor information see the Nanteuil-en-Vallee travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Nanteuil-en-Vallee in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 10 km and Bayers at 11 km.

Nanteuil-en-Vallee, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tusson guide
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Confolens

Confolens

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Brigueuil guide
Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide
Melle

Melle

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide

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Markets in and near Nanteuil-en-Vallee

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (37km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (41km)
  • Melle: market Friday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Nanteuil-en-Vallee, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (17km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (12km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (17km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (21km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (28km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (5km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (21km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (39km)
  • Site Corot (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nanteuil-en-Vallee is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Nanteuil-en-Vallee is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Nanteuil-en-Vallee

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 629 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 Nanteuil-en-Vallee from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bioussac, Chassiecq, Le Bouchage, Poursac, Saint-Georges, Saint-Gourson, Turgon and Vieux-Ruffec.

This page in French: Visiter Nanteuil-en-Vallee

 
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