Saint-Avit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Avit in Charente

Visit Saint-Avit: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Avit is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 46 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 10 km and Riberac at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avit, 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 Saint-Avit 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 Saint-Avit

Markets in and near Saint-Avit

  • Chalais: market Monday (3km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (34km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (34km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (37km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (38km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (39km)

More information about Saint-Avit, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (42km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (40km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (43km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Saint-Avit

from Angouleme (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 67 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

Saint-Avit 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 Saint-Avit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazac, Chalais, Chenaud, Curac, Les Essards, Medillac, Orival, Parcoul, Puymangou, Rioux-Martin, Rouffiac, Saint-Aulaye, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit