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Villejesus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villejesus in Charente

Photo is of Tusson at 6 km from Villejesus

Visit Villejesus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 6 km and Bayers at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villejesus, 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 Villejesus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside...

See Cognac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction north-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 39 km (direction north-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

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

Map of places to visit near Villejesus

 
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Markets in and near Villejesus

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (27km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (27km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (28km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (28km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (32km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Villejesus, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villejesus, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (33km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (52km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (6km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (38km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (36km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (43km)
  • Forêt de Pons (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (43km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villejesus is in the west of France at 29 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villejesus is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villejesus

Canton: Aigre

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16140

Distance to Villejesus

from Angouleme (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Villejesus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigre, Amberac, Ebreon, Fouqueure, Marcillac-Lanville, Mons, Oradour, Tusson and Villognon.

This page in French: Visiter Villejesus

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