Villiers-le-Roux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villiers-le-Roux: highlights and tourist information

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Villiers-le-Roux is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 45 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villiers-le-Roux is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ruffec at 7 km and Verteuil-sur-Charente at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villiers-le-Roux, 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-le-Roux 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 Villiers-le-Roux

Markets in and near Villiers-le-Roux

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Chaunay: market Monday (18km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (27km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (35km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near Villiers-le-Roux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villiers-le-Roux.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (18km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (25km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (13km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (13km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (28km)
  • Laverré (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (51km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (26km)
  • Zoodyssée (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villiers-le-Roux

Canton: Villefagnan

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16240

Distance to Villiers-le-Roux

from Angouleme (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 621 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

Villiers-le-Roux 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 Villiers-le-Roux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernac, Brettes, Empure, La Chevrerie, La Faye, La Foret-de-Tesse, La Magdeleine, Londigny, Montjean, Raix, Saint-Martin-du-Clocher, Theil-Rabier and Villefagnan.

This page in French: Visiter Villiers-le-Roux