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Vaux-Lavalette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-Lavalette in Charente

Photo is of Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km from Vaux-Lavalette

Visit Vaux-Lavalette: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaux-Lavalette, 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 Vaux-Lavalette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Torsac guide
 
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Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for...

See Riberac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest...

See Bourdeilles guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 33 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and...

See Brantome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaux-Lavalette

 
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Markets in and near Vaux-Lavalette

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (23km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (29km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Vaux-Lavalette, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (33km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (17km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Vaux-Lavalette is in the west of France at 26 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Vaux-Lavalette is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-Lavalette

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Vaux-Lavalette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 589 km

from Bordeaux: 91 km

from Strasbourg: 669 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 Vaux-Lavalette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavenat, Gurat, Juignac, Salles-Lavalette and Vendoire.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-Lavalette

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