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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

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.

Verteuil-sur-Charente is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 37 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Verteuil-sur-Charente is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Verteuil-sur-Charente


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)

Geography and distances

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente is in the west of France. 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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