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Villegats tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villegats in Charente

Photo is of Verteuil-sur-Charente at 3 km from Villegats

Visit Villegats: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Verteuil-sur-Charente at 3 km and Ruffec at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villegats, 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 Villegats in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

At Verteuil-sur-Charente you will enjoy a stroll along the banks of...

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
 
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Tusson

Tusson

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente...

See Tusson guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Angouleme guide
Melle

Melle

at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Confolens guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villegats

 
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Markets in and near Villegats

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (17km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (24km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (35km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Melle: market Friday (36km)

More information about Villegats, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villegats, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (4km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (21km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (23km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (41km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (8km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (12km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (53km)

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

Villegats is in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villegats is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villegats

Canton: Ruffec

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16700

Distance to Villegats

from Angouleme (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 613 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 638 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 Villegats from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barro, Bernac, Chenon, Condac, Courcome, La Faye, Lonnes, Poursac, Ruffec, Saint-Georges, Salles-de-Villefagnan, Tuzie and Verteuil-sur-Charente.

This page in French: Visiter Villegats

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