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Photo is of Bayers at 14 km from Tourriers

Visit Tourriers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 14 km and Angouleme at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tourriers, 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 Tourriers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Bayers

Bayers

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and...

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 18 km (direction north-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several...

See Tusson guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 21 km (direction north-west)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Torsac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide

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Map of places to visit near Tourriers

 
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Markets in and near Tourriers

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (13km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (38km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (40km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Tourriers, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (36km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (52km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (27km)
  • Logis de Forge (27km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (26km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Tourriers is in the west of France at 17 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Tourriers is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourriers

Canton: Saint-Amant-de-Boixe

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16560

Distance to Tourriers

from Angouleme (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 605 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Tourriers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anais, Aussac-Vadalle, Jauldes, Montignac-Charente, Nanclars, Saint-Amant-de-Boixe, Vars, Vervant and Villejoubert.

This page in French: Visiter Tourriers

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