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Pillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pillac in Charente

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

Visit Pillac: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Riberac guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
 
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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages...

See Torsac guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 31 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 31 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared...

See Bourdeilles guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide
Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne...

See Saint-Astier guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers...

See Mussidan guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 36 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with...

See Brantome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pillac

 
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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

 
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Geography and distances

Pillac is in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Pillac is 425 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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