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Photo is of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 6 km from Pillac

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Visit Pillac: highlights and tourist information

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Pillac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Pillac is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 6 km and Riberac at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pillac, 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 Pillac 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 Pillac

Markets in and near Pillac

  • Chalais: market Monday (13km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (25km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (33km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (35km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (35km)

More information about Pillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (37km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (44km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (40km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (61km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pillac

Canton: Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16390

Distance to Pillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 81 km

from Strasbourg: 678 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellon, Bourg-du-Bost, Juignac, Laprade, Montignac-le-Coq, Nabinaud, Palluaud, Petit-Bersac, Saint-Romain and Saint-Severin.

This page in French: Visiter Pillac

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