Saint-Georges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Georges in Charente

Photo is of Verteuil-sur-Charente at 3 km from Saint-Georges

Visit Saint-Georges: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book a visit

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Georges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Verteuil-sur-Charente at 3 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 5 km.

Saint-Georges, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 3 km (direction west-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 5 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Advertisement (place your advert here)
Tusson

Tusson

at 16 km (direction 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 27 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 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Melle

Melle

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 45 km (direction 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

Arrange a visit to Saint-Georges

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Saint-Georges

Booking.com: best prices

Where

For great prices on car hire throughout France and Corsica please visit our recommended partner at RentalCars.com

Map of places to visit near Saint-Georges

 
Advertisement
 

Markets in and near Saint-Georges

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (27km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (42km)

More information about Saint-Georges, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Georges, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (22km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (8km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (20km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (7km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (16km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (30km)
 
Advertisement
 

Geography and distances

Saint-Georges is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Georges is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Georges

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Saint-Georges

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 606 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 634 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-Georges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barro, Bayers, Chenommet, Chenon, Condac, Couture, Nanteuil-en-Vallee, Poursac, Saint-Gourson, Saint-Sulpice-de-Ruffec, Verteuil-sur-Charente and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Georges

 
Advertisement
 

Advertise on this site - ad on this page 6 euros / pounds per year