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Villefagnan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villefagnan: highlights and tourist information

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Villefagnan is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 41 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villefagnan is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 9 km and Ruffec at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villefagnan, 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 Villefagnan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Villefagnan

Markets in and near Villefagnan

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (23km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (27km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Melle: market Friday (29km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (35km)

More information about Villefagnan, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villefagnan, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (21km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (28km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (45km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (9km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (15km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (47km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (30km)
  • Zoodyssée (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefagnan

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Villefagnan

from Angouleme (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 622 km

from Bordeaux: 140 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

Villefagnan 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 Villefagnan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brettes, Courcome, Empure, La Chevrerie, La Faye, La Magdeleine, Raix, Saint-Martin-du-Clocher, Souvigne, Theil-Rabier, Tuzie and Villiers-le-Roux.

This page in French: Visiter Villefagnan

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