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Villiers-Couture tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villiers-Couture in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Tusson at 18 km from Villiers-Couture

Visit Villiers-Couture: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-Couture is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 18 km and Melle at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Villiers-Couture, 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 Villiers-Couture in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Melle

Melle

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 28 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 29 km (direction west)

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable...

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 30 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 30 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Bayers guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 34 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 37 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River,...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Niort

Niort

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town,...

See Niort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villiers-Couture

 
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Markets in and near Villiers-Couture

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (18km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (18km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (26km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (34km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)

More information about Villiers-Couture, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villiers-Couture, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (39km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (46km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (18km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (33km)
  • Forêt de Pons (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (26km)
  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villiers-Couture is in the west of France at 79 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Villiers-Couture is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-Couture

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17510

Distance to Villiers-Couture

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 637 km

from Bordeaux: 132 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Villiers-Couture from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chives, Couture-d'Argenson, Fontaine-Chalendray, Les Eduts, Lupsault, Romazieres, Saleignes, Seigne and Villemain.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-Couture

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