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Verteuil-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

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Visit Verteuil-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Charente River and a look at the substantial castle

Verteuil-sur-Charente 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 Verteuil-sur-Charente. For detailed visitor information see the Verteuil-sur-Charente travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bayers at 7 km and Nanteuil-en-Vallee at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verteuil-sur-Charente, 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 Verteuil-sur-Charente in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Ruffec

Ruffec

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Ruffec guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tusson guide
 
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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verteuil-sur-Charente

 
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Markets in and near Verteuil-sur-Charente

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (26km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (27km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (34km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (37km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Verteuil-sur-Charente, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Verteuil-sur-Charente, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (6km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (19km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (7km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (14km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verteuil-sur-Charente is in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Verteuil-sur-Charente is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verteuil-sur-Charente

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16510

Distance to Verteuil-sur-Charente

from Angouleme (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 610 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 636 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 Verteuil-sur-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barro, Bioussac, Chenommet, Chenon, Condac, Couture, Lonnes, Poursac, Ruffec, Saint-Georges, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Tuzie and Villegats.

This page in French: Visiter Verteuil-sur-Charente

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