Saint-Vallier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Vallier: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Vallier is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 43 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vallier is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 18 km and Barbezieux at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vallier, 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-Vallier in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vallier

Markets in and near Saint-Vallier

  • Chalais: market Monday (8km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (27km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (37km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (43km)

More information about Saint-Vallier, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vallier, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Emilion (45km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (45km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (30km)
  • Logis de Forge (33km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (49km)
  • Forêt de Pons (49km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (51km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (59km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vallier

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Saint-Vallier

from Angouleme (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 65 km

from Strasbourg: 696 km

Getting here

Saint-Vallier is in the west of France. 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-Vallier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Boresse-et-Martron, Brie-sous-Chalais, Brossac, Chatignac, Guizengeard, Passirac, Rioux-Martin, Sauvignac and Yviers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vallier