Rouillac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rouillac in Charente

Visit Rouillac: highlights and tourist information

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Rouillac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Rouillac is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 14 km and Saint-Simon at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouillac, 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 Rouillac 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 Rouillac

Markets in and near Rouillac

  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (21km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (22km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (35km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Rouillac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Rouillac, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (43km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (44km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (51km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (20km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (26km)
  • Logis de Forge (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (24km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (43km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouillac

Canton: Rouillac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16170

Distance to Rouillac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anville, Gourville, Montigne, Plaizac, Saint-Amant-de-Nouere, Saint-Cybardeaux, Sonneville and Vaux-Rouillac.

This page in French: Visiter Rouillac