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Verrieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verrieres in Charente

Photo is of Barbezieux at 14 km from Verrieres

Visit Verrieres: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Verrieres, 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 Verrieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Barbezieux

Barbezieux

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Barbezieux guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice...

See Cognac guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
 
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Jonzac

Jonzac

at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle...

See Jonzac guide
Pons

Pons

at 22 km (direction west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower...

See Pons guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an...

See Saintes guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Torsac guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verrieres

 
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Markets in and near Verrieres

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (22km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (33km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (33km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (34km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (40km)

More information about Verrieres, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Verrieres, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (34km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (9km)
  • Logis de Forge (31km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (37km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (48km)
  • La Roche Courbon (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (18km)
  • Forêt de Pons (22km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (31km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Verrieres is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Verrieres is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verrieres

Canton: Segonzac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16130

Distance to Verrieres

from Angouleme (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 85 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Verrieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleville, Angeac-Champagne, Archiac, Cierzac, Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, Germignac, Juillac-le-Coq, Lachaise, Saint-Fort-sur-le-Ne, Saint-Palais-du-Ne, Salles-d'Angles and Segonzac.

This page in French: Visiter Verrieres

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