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Oriolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Barbezieux at 13 km from Oriolles

Visit Oriolles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 13 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Oriolles, 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 Oriolles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that...

See Barbezieux guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a...

See Charmant guide
 
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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 29 km (direction north-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 32 km (direction north-east)

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around...

See Torsac guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Pons

Pons

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Oriolles

 
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Markets in and near Oriolles

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (16km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (24km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (36km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (39km)

Hotels near Oriolles

More information about Oriolles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Oriolles, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (43km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (21km)
  • Logis de Forge (29km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (46km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (41km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (41km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Oriolles is in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Oriolles is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Oriolles

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Oriolles

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 68 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Oriolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Boisbreteau, Challignac, Chillac, Condeon and Passirac.

This page in French: Visiter Oriolles

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