Puyreaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Puyreaux in Charente

Visit Puyreaux: highlights and tourist information

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Puyreaux is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Puyreaux is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 7 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puyreaux, 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 Puyreaux 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 Puyreaux

Markets in and near Puyreaux

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (20km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (32km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (39km)

More information about Puyreaux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Puyreaux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Puyreaux.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (44km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (45km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (20km)
  • Logis de Forge (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (45km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Puyreaux

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Puyreaux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 644 km

Getting here

Puyreaux 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 Puyreaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aussac-Vadalle, Cellettes, Fontclaireau, Licheres, Mansle, Mouton, Moutonneau, Nanclars, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure, Saint-Front and Saint-Groux.

This page in French: Visiter Puyreaux