Parzac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Parzac: highlights and tourist information

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Parzac 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: Parzac is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 10 km and Bayers at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Parzac, 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 Parzac 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 Parzac

Markets in and near Parzac

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (32km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (33km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (38km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Parzac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Parzac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (19km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (20km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (27km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (29km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (38km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (27km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (46km)
  • Logis de Forge (48km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (54km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (30km)
  • Site Corot (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Parzac

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16450

Distance to Parzac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

Parzac 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 Parzac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Sonnette, Cellefrouin, Chassiecq, Le Grand-Madieu, Le Vieux-Cerier, Saint-Claud, Saint-Laurent-de-Ceris and Turgon.

This page in French: Visiter Parzac