Suaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Suaux: highlights and tourist information

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Suaux is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 35 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Suaux is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 15 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Suaux, 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 Suaux 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 Suaux

Markets in and near Suaux

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (32km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (35km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (43km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (44km)

More information about Suaux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Suaux, France

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

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (25km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (31km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (27km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (35km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (36km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (20km)
  • Site Corot (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Suaux

Canton: Saint-Claud

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16260

Distance to Suaux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 585 km

from Bordeaux: 141 km

from Strasbourg: 626 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, Cherves-Chatelars, Genouillac, Lussac, Mazieres, Nieuil, Roumazieres-Loubert and Saint-Claud.

This page in French: Visiter Suaux