Roussines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Roussines in Charente

Visit Roussines: highlights and tourist information

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Roussines is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Roussines is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 18 km and Marthon at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roussines, 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 Roussines 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 Roussines

Markets in and near Roussines

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (12km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (29km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (31km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (40km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (41km)

More information about Roussines, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Roussines, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (28km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (34km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (27km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (19km)
  • Site Corot (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roussines

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Roussines

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 571 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Busserolles, Ecuras, Le Lindois, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Maisonnais-sur-Tardoire, Rouzede and Sauvagnac.

This page in French: Visiter Roussines