Villognon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villognon: highlights and tourist information

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Villognon is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villognon is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 8 km and Bayers at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villognon, 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 Villognon 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 Villognon

Markets in and near Villognon

  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (23km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (30km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (30km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (32km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (35km)

More information about Villognon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Villognon, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (32km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (39km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (46km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (8km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (23km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (36km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (45km)
  • Zoodyssée (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villognon

Canton: Mansle

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16230

Distance to Villognon

from Angouleme (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

Villognon 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 Villognon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberac, Cellettes, Coulonges, Fouqueure, La Chapelle, Luxe, Marcillac-Lanville, Saint-Groux, Vervant, Villejesus, Vouharte and Xambes.

This page in French: Visiter Villognon