Vilhonneur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vilhonneur in Charente

Photo is of La Rochefoucauld at 7 km from Vilhonneur

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vilhonneur in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochefoucauld at 7 km and Marthon at 8 km.

Vilhonneur, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the rest of...

See La Rochefoucauld guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Marthon guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente, with both...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 13 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 24 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial wing added...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

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at 26 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Charmant guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayers guide

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Markets in and near Vilhonneur

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (15km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (40km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (44km)

More information about Vilhonneur, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vilhonneur, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (44km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (27km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (39km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (41km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (43km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (4km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (35km)
  • Site Corot (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Vilhonneur is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Vilhonneur is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vilhonneur

Canton: Rochefoucauld

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16220

Distance to Vilhonneur

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 641 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 Vilhonneur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bunzac, Chazelles, Orgedeuil, Pranzac, Rancogne, Saint-Sornin and Vouthon.

This page in French: Visiter Vilhonneur