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Sainte-Souline tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Souline in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 15 km from Sainte-Souline

Visit Sainte-Souline: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Souline is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 15 km and Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Souline, 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 Sainte-Souline in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Charmant guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide


at 33 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cognac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Souline


Markets in and near Sainte-Souline

  • Chalais: market Monday (13km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (38km)

Hotels near Sainte-Souline

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Souline, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (22km)
  • Logis de Forge (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (46km)
  • Forêt de Pons (47km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Souline is in the west of France at 33 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Souline is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Souline

Canton: Brossac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16480

Distance to Sainte-Souline

from Angouleme (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 607 km

from Bordeaux: 74 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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-Souline from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berneuil, Bessac, Brie-sous-Barbezieux, Brossac, Challignac, Chatignac, Chillac, Deviat, Nonac, Passirac, Poullignac, Saint-Felix, Saint-Laurent-Des-Combes and Saint-Martial.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Souline

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