Sidebar Menu

Poursac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poursac in Charente

Photo is of Verteuil-sur-Charente at 4 km from Poursac

Visit Poursac: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Verteuil-sur-Charente at 4 km and Bayers at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Poursac, 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 Poursac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 4 km (direction north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 5 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here,...

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 7 km (direction north-east)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 9 km (direction north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is...

See Ruffec guide
 
Advertisement
 
Tusson

Tusson

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Tusson guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 32 km (direction east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and...

See Confolens guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Melle

Melle

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three...

See Melle guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poursac

 
Advertisement
 

Markets in and near Poursac

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (29km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (40km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Poursac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Poursac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (16km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (23km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (8km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (15km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (32km)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Poursac is in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Poursac is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poursac

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Poursac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 141 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Poursac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Barro, Bayers, Chenommet, Chenon, Couture, Moutonneau, Nanteuil-en-Vallee, Saint-Georges, Saint-Gourson, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec, Verteuil-sur-Charente and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Poursac

Back To Top