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Saint-Simeux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Simeux in Charente

Photo is of Saint-Simon at 5 km from Saint-Simeux

Visit Saint-Simeux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Simon at 5 km and Jarnac at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Simeux, 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-Simeux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
 
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Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

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

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 29 km (direction east-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 34 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 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tusson guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 37 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-Simeux

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Simeux

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (35km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (40km)

Hotels near Saint-Simeux

More information about Saint-Simeux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Simeux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)
  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)
  • Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (52km)

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) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (49km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (13km)
  • Logis de Forge (14km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (28km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (39km)
  • Forêt de Pons (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Simeux is in the west of France at 15 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Simeux is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Simeux

Canton: Châteauneuf-sur-Charente

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16120

Distance to Saint-Simeux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 615 km

from Bordeaux: 98 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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-Simeux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angeac-Charente, Champmillon, Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, Eraville, Hiersac, Mosnac, Moulidars, Roullet-Saint-Estephe, Saint-Saturnin, Saint-Simon, Sireuil and Vibrac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Simeux

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