Plaizac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plaizac: highlights and tourist information

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Plaizac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 25 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Plaizac is 392 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Plaizac

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)

More information about Plaizac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Plaizac, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plaizac

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

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

Plaizac 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 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