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Saint-Front tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bayers at 6 km from Saint-Front

Visit Saint-Front: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 6 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Front, 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-Front in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

Here at Nanteuil-en-Vallee it is the Nanteuil Abbey and Treasury that is...

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Saint-Front

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Front

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (30km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (36km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (42km)

Hotels near Saint-Front

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Front, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (23km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (18km)
  • Logis de Forge (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (50km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Front is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Front is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Front

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16460

Distance to Saint-Front

from Angouleme (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 602 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Saint-Front from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Bayers, Chenommet, Couture, La Tache, Licheres, Mouton, Moutonneau, Nanclars, Puyreaux, Saint-Amant-de-Bonnieure, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec, Valence, Mansle and Ventouse.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Front

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