Perignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charmant at 9 km from Perignac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Perignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 9 km and Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 11 km.

Perignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Charmant

Charmant

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 29 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide

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Markets in and near Perignac

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (22km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (26km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Perignac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (11km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (20km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (38km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Perignac is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Perignac is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Perignac

Canton: Blanzac-Porcheresse

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16250

Distance to Perignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 87 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Perignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aignes-et-Puyperoux, Becheresse, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Chadurie, Champagne-Vigny, Cressac-Saint-Genis, Deviat, Nonac, Saint-Eutrope, Saint-Leger and Voulgezac.

This page in French: Visiter Perignac

 
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