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Torsac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Torsac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll around in Charente

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Torsac. For detailed visitor information see the Torsac travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de la Mercerie at 7 km and Charmant at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Torsac, 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 Torsac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Charmant guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
 
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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 25 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Nontron

Nontron

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

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Torsac

 
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Markets in and near Torsac

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (11km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (13km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (32km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (35km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Torsac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Torsac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (45km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (52km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (55km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (7km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (29km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (23km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Torsac is in the west of France at 10 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Torsac is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torsac

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16410

Distance to Torsac

from Angouleme (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 595 km

from Bordeaux: 102 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Torsac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dignac, Dirac, Fouquebrune, Puymoyen and Voeuil-et-Giget.

This page in French: Visiter Torsac

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