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Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Confolens at 6 km from Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions

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Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions 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-Maurice-Des-Lions in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Confolens at 6 km and Saint-Germain-de-Confolens at 10 km.

Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 13 km (direction east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

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at 18 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

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at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

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at 26 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

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at 29 km (direction west)

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

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Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

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at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 36 km (direction west)

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (18km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (41km)
  • Limoges: market every day (43km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (49km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (46km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (24km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (28km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (31km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions is in the west of France at 55 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions

Canton: Confolens-Sud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16500

Distance to Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions

from Angouleme (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 576 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 606 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-Maurice-Des-Lions from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ansac-sur-Vienne, Chabrac, Chirac, Confolens and Manot.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-Des-Lions


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