Sauvagnac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sauvagnac: highlights and tourist information

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Sauvagnac is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 39 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Sauvagnac is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 16 km and La Rochefoucauld at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauvagnac, 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 Sauvagnac 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 Sauvagnac

Markets in and near Sauvagnac

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (40km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (42km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (43km)

More information about Sauvagnac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Sauvagnac, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (24km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (47km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (24km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (46km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (17km)
  • Site Corot (25km)

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 (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvagnac

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Sauvagnac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 570 km

from Bordeaux: 139 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

Sauvagnac 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 Sauvagnac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Lindois, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Maisonnais-sur-Tardoire, Massignac, Roussines and Verneuil.

This page in French: Visiter Sauvagnac