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Saint-Leger tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charmant at 12 km from Saint-Leger

Visit Saint-Leger: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 12 km and Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Leger, 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-Leger in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Charmant

Charmant

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small...

See Charmant guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 16 km (direction west)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is...

See Barbezieux guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
 
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Torsac

Torsac

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 19 km (direction east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Jonzac

Jonzac

at 37 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a...

See Jonzac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside...

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leger

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Leger

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (21km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (23km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (30km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

More information about Saint-Leger, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (12km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Leger is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger

Canton: Blanzac-Porcheresse

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16250

Distance to Saint-Leger

from Angouleme (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 604 km

from Bordeaux: 85 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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-Leger from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubeville, Becheresse, Bessac, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Champagne-Vigny, Cressac-Saint-Genis, Deviat, Nonac, Pereuil, Perignac, Saint-Eutrope and Voulgezac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leger

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