Perignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Perignac: highlights and tourist information

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Perignac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Perignac is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 9 km and Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Perignac, 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 Perignac 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 Perignac

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)

More information about Perignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Perignac, France

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

(see also beautiful French villages)

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)

 
 

Geography and distances

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

Perignac 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 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