Nieuil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nieuil: highlights and tourist information

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Nieuil is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Nieuil is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 18 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nieuil, 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 Nieuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Nieuil

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)

More information about Nieuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Nieuil, France

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (38km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Nieuil is in the west of France. 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