Saint-Front tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Front: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Front is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Front is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Front

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)

More information about Saint-Front, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Front, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Saint-Front 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-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