Villegats tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villegats: highlights and tourist information

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Villegats is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 38 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villegats is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villegats

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Villegats 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 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