Villebois-Lavalette tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villebois-Lavalette: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a castle to see

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villebois-Lavalette. For detailed visitor information see the Villebois-Lavalette travel guide.

Villebois-Lavalette is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 21 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villebois-Lavalette is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charmant at 8 km and Torsac at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villebois-Lavalette, 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 Villebois-Lavalette 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 Villebois-Lavalette

Markets in and near Villebois-Lavalette

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (14km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (22km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (30km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (30km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Villebois-Lavalette, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villebois-Lavalette, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villebois-Lavalette.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (37km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (38km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (15km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villebois-Lavalette

Canton: Villebois-Lavalette

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16320

Distance to Villebois-Lavalette

from Angouleme (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 587 km

from Bordeaux: 98 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

Villebois-Lavalette 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 Villebois-Lavalette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzaguet-Saint-Cybard, Edon, Fouquebrune, Gardes-le-Pontaroux, Gurat, Juillaguet, Magnac-Lavalette-Villars and Ronsenac.

This page in French: Visiter Villebois-Lavalette