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Nieuil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 17 km from Nieuil

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 17 km and La Rochefoucauld at 18 km.

Nieuil, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

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Confolens

Confolens

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

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Bayers

Bayers

at 22 km (direction west)

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

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Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 25 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Marthon

Marthon

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Varaignes

Varaignes

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

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

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Tusson

Tusson

at 34 km (direction west)

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

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Markets in and near Nieuil

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (31km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (42km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (43km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Nieuil, France

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

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) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (22km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (26km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (29km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (25km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (34km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (37km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (24km)
  • Site Corot (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nieuil is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Nieuil is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nieuil

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16270

Distance to Nieuil

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 624 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 Nieuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Genouillac, Lussac, Mazieres, Roumazieres-Loubert, Saint-Claud and Suaux.

This page in French: Visiter Nieuil

 
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