Oriolles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oriolles in Charente

Visit Oriolles: highlights and tourist information

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Oriolles is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Oriolles is 431 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Oriolles

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)

More information about Oriolles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Oriolles, France

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)


Geography and distances

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

Oriolles 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 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