Saint-Fraigne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Fraigne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Fraigne is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 36 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Fraigne is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 km and Ruffec at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Fraigne, 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-Fraigne 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-Fraigne

Markets in and near Saint-Fraigne

  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (25km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (26km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (27km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (31km)
  • Melle: market Friday (32km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (33km)

More information about Saint-Fraigne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Fraigne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (37km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (45km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (51km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (24km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (45km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (38km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (49km)
  • Forêt de Pons (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (37km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Fraigne

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Saint-Fraigne

from Angouleme (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 132 km

from Strasbourg: 654 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brettes, Couture-d'Argenson, Ebreon, Les Gours, Longre, Lupsault, Oradour, Souvigne and Tusson.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Fraigne