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Villognon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villognon in Charente

Photo is of Tusson at 8 km from Villognon

Visit Villognon: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Tusson

Tusson

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Ruffec guide
 
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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 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 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll...

See Torsac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 39 km (direction south-east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates,...

See Marthon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villognon

 
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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

What to do at Villognon? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Villognon is in the west of France at 24 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Villognon is 374 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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