Ruelle-sur-Touvre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ruelle-sur-Touvre: highlights and tourist information

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Ruelle-sur-Touvre is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 6 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Ruelle-sur-Touvre is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 6 km and Torsac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruelle-sur-Touvre, 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 Ruelle-sur-Touvre 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 Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Markets in and near Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Market days in Ruelle-sur-Touvre: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday &;

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (0km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (37km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)

More information about Ruelle-sur-Touvre, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Ruelle-sur-Touvre, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (59km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (48km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (56km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (16km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (31km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (32km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Canton: Ruelle-sur-Touvre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16600

Distance to Ruelle-sur-Touvre

from Angouleme (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 599 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

Ruelle-sur-Touvre 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 Ruelle-sur-Touvre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angouleme, Balzac, Champniers, Garat, Gond-Pontouvre, Magnac-sur-Touvre, Mornac, Soyaux and Touvre.

This page in French: Visiter Ruelle-sur-Touvre