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Rouillac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jarnac at 14 km from Rouillac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rouillac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jarnac at 14 km and Saint-Simon at 14 km.

Rouillac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jarnac

Jarnac

at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 20 km (direction north-east)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
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Cognac

Cognac

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 35 km (direction east)

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 35 km (direction north-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Rouillac, France

What to do at Rouillac? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Rouillac is in the west of France at 22 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Rouillac is 388 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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