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Puymoyen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puymoyen in Charente

Photo is of Torsac at 6 km from Puymoyen

Visit Puymoyen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Torsac at 6 km and Angouleme at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Puymoyen, 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 Puymoyen in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Marthon guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 21 km (direction east-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 21 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bayers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puymoyen


Markets in and near Puymoyen

  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (5km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (8km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (40km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)

More information about Puymoyen, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Puymoyen, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (0km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (49km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (49km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (8km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (27km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (23km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Puymoyen is in the west of France at 4 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Puymoyen is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puymoyen

Canton: Couronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16400

Distance to Puymoyen

from Angouleme (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 105 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Puymoyen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angouleme, Dirac, Magnac-sur-Touvre, Saint-Michel, Soyaux, Torsac and Voeuil-et-Giget.

This page in French: Visiter Puymoyen

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