Oradour-Fanais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oradour-Fanais in Charente

Visit Oradour-Fanais: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Oradour-Fanais is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 71 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Oradour-Fanais is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 10 km and Confolens at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Oradour-Fanais, 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 Oradour-Fanais 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 Oradour-Fanais

Markets in and near Oradour-Fanais

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (27km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (38km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (46km)
  • Limoges: market every day (47km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (52km)
  • Vivonne: market Saturday (53km)

More information about Oradour-Fanais, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Oradour-Fanais, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Oradour-Fanais.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (49km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (12km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (20km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (27km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (52km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (40km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (41km)
  • Laverré (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (26km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oradour-Fanais

Canton: Confolens-Sud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16500

Distance to Oradour-Fanais

from Angouleme (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 577 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 592 km

Getting here

Oradour-Fanais 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 Oradour-Fanais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abzac, Asnieres-sur-Blour, Gajoubert, Saint-Barbant and Saint-Martial-sur-Isop.

This page in French: Visiter Oradour-Fanais