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Plaizac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jarnac at 9 km from Plaizac

Visit Plaizac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 9 km and Saint-Simon at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plaizac, 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 Plaizac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 25 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

See Bayers guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Pons

Pons

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that...

See Pons guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 39 km (direction east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plaizac

 
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Markets in and near Plaizac

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (19km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (34km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (38km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)

Hotels near Plaizac

More information about Plaizac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Plaizac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (60km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (33km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (56km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (23km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (38km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Plaizac is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Plaizac is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaizac

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16170

Distance to Plaizac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 627 km

from Bordeaux: 108 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Plaizac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courbillac, Fleurac, Foussignac, Les Metairies, Mareuil, Neuvicq-le-Chateau, Rouillac, Sigogne, Sonneville and Vaux-Rouillac.

This page in French: Visiter Plaizac

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