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Verneuil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verneuil in Charente

Photo is of Rochechouart at 11 km from Verneuil

Visit Verneuil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 11 km and Saint-Junien at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verneuil, 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 Verneuil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 11 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart...

See Rochechouart guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien...

See Saint-Junien guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 21 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 23 km (direction north-east)

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide
 
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Varaignes

Varaignes

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 26 km (direction west)

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in...

See Chalus guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marthon guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 28 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

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

See Nontron guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 30 km (direction south)

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 34 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verneuil

 
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Markets in and near Verneuil

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (20km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (26km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (38km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Limoges: market every day (42km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (44km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (45km)

More information about Verneuil, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Verneuil, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (28km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (20km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (38km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (45km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (46km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (21km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)
  • Logis de Forge (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (15km)
  • Site Corot (20km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (22km)

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 (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verneuil is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Verneuil is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verneuil

Canton: Montemboeuf

Arrondissement: Confolens

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16310

Distance to Verneuil

from Angouleme (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 568 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Verneuil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheronnac, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Massignac, Pressignac, Sauvagnac and Videix.

This page in French: Visiter Verneuil

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