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Saint-Groux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Groux in Charente

Photo is of Bayers at 6 km from Saint-Groux

Visit Saint-Groux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 6 km and Tusson at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Groux, 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-Groux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 25 km (direction south)

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with...

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk...

See Jarnac guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Torsac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 38 km (direction south)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient...

See Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Groux

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Groux

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (25km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (27km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (33km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (35km)

More information about Saint-Groux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Groux, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (15km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (49km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (9km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (17km)
  • Logis de Forge (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (40km)
  • Zoodyssée (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Groux is in the west of France at 28 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Groux is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Groux

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Saint-Groux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 131 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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-Groux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aunac, Bayers, Cellettes, Chenommet, Chenon, Fontclaireau, Fontenille, Juille, Licheres, Ligne, Lonnes, Luxe, Mansle, Mouton, Moutonneau, Nanclars, Puyreaux, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure and Villognon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Groux

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