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Pranzac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pranzac in Charente

Photo is of La Rochefoucauld at 8 km from Pranzac

Visit Pranzac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 8 km and Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pranzac, 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 Pranzac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Torsac guide


at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charmant guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

See Nontron guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pranzac


Markets in and near Pranzac

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (10km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (41km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (41km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Pranzac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Pranzac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (41km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (49km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (50km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (22km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (40km)
  • Site Corot (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Pranzac is in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Pranzac is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pranzac

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16110

Distance to Pranzac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 118 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Pranzac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouex, Bunzac, Chazelles, Mornac, Rancogne, Saint-Germain-de-Montbron and Vilhonneur.

This page in French: Visiter Pranzac

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