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Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente in Charente

Photo is of Rochechouart at 12 km from Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

Visit Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 12 km and Saint-Junien at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente, 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-Quentin-sur-Charente in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 12 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Confolens guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marthon guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente


Markets in and near Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (19km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (31km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Limoges: market every day (43km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (45km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (46km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (46km)

Hotels near Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente, France

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

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (34km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (19km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (23km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (20km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (25km)

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 (43km)
  • Limoges (43km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente is in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16150

Distance to Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

from Angouleme (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 572 km

from Bordeaux: 148 km

from Strasbourg: 615 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-Quentin-sur-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chabanais, Exideuil, La Peruse, Mouzon, Pressignac, Suris and Videix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Quentin-sur-Charente

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