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Poullignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poullignac in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 13 km from Poullignac

Visit Poullignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 13 km and Charmant at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poullignac, 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 Poullignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
 
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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 33 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small...

See Jonzac guide
Riberac

Riberac

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

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

See Riberac guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 40 km (direction north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather...

See Marthon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poullignac

 
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Markets in and near Poullignac

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (15km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (36km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (37km)

Hotels near Poullignac

More information about Poullignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Poullignac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (20km)
  • Logis de Forge (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (46km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Poullignac is in the west of France at 31 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Poullignac is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poullignac

Canton: Montmoreau-Saint-Cybard

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16190

Distance to Poullignac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 76 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Poullignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Bessac, Brie-sous-Barbezieux, Challignac, Chatignac, Chillac, Cressac-Saint-Genis, Deviat, Nonac, Saint-Aulais-la-Chapelle, Saint-Felix, Saint-Laurent-Des-Combes, Saint-Martial and Sainte-Souline.

This page in French: Visiter Poullignac

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