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Photo is of Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km from Rougnac

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Visit Rougnac: highlights and tourist information

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Rougnac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Rougnac is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rougnac, 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 Rougnac 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 Rougnac

Markets in and near Rougnac

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (19km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (30km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Rougnac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rougnac, France

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

Heritage sites

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) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (33km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (46km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (18km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (44km)
  • Site Corot (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rougnac

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Rougnac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 583 km

from Bordeaux: 107 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charras, Combiers, Edon, Gardes-le-Pontaroux and Grassac.

This page in French: Visiter Rougnac

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