Sainte-Colombe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Colombe in Charente

Photo is of Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 11 km from Sainte-Colombe

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Sainte-Colombe 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 Sainte-Colombe in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de La Rochefoucauld at 11 km and La Rochefoucauld at 11 km.

Sainte-Colombe, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

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Bayers

Bayers

at 12 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and thers are...

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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

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Tusson

Tusson

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Ruffec

Ruffec

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

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Marthon

Marthon

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Varaignes

Varaignes

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

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

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Torsac

Torsac

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Confolens

Confolens

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

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Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

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Markets in and near Sainte-Colombe

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (19km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (37km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (41km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Colombe, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (30km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (35km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (39km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (22km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (22km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (48km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (44km)
  • Site Corot (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Colombe is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Colombe is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Colombe

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Sainte-Colombe

from Angouleme (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 597 km

from Bordeaux: 131 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Sainte-Colombe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulgens, Jauldes, La Rochette, La Tache, Les Pins, Saint-Amant-de-Bonnieure, Saint-Angeau, Saint-Ciers-sur-Bonnieure and Saint-Mary.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Colombe

 
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