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Saulgond tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saulgond in Charente

Photo is of Brigueuil at 6 km from Saulgond

Visit Saulgond: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brigueuil at 6 km and Confolens at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saulgond, 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 Saulgond in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 6 km (direction east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Confolens guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 14 km (direction north-west)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
 
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Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 19 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

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

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

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Map of places to visit near Saulgond

 
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Markets in and near Saulgond

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (36km)
  • Limoges: market every day (37km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (44km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (53km)

Hotels near Saulgond

More information about Saulgond, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saulgond, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (39km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (33km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (27km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saulgond is in the west of France at 59 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Saulgond is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulgond

Canton: Chabanais

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16420

Distance to Saulgond

from Angouleme (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 569 km

from Bordeaux: 163 km

from Strasbourg: 601 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 Saulgond from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brigueuil, Chabrac, Etagnac and Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Saulgond

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