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Saint-Saturnin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Saturnin in Charente

Photo is of Angouleme at 8 km from Saint-Saturnin

Visit Saint-Saturnin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Angouleme at 8 km and Saint-Simon at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Saturnin, 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-Saturnin in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Angouleme

Angouleme

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
 
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Jarnac

Jarnac

at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Cognac guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Tusson guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Marthon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Saturnin

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Saturnin

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (14km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (36km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)

Hotels near Saint-Saturnin

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Saturnin, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)
  • Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (54km)

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 (Trois-Palis) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (13km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (19km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (31km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (32km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Saturnin is in the west of France at 9 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Saturnin is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Saturnin

Canton: Hiersac

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16290

Distance to Saint-Saturnin

from Angouleme (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 611 km

from Bordeaux: 103 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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-Saturnin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Nouere, Champmillon, Douzat, Fleac, Hiersac, La Couronne, Linars, Mosnac, Nersac, Saint-Michel, Saint-Simeux, Saint-Yrieix-sur-Charente, Sireuil and Trois-Palis.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Saturnin

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