Voeuil-et-Giget tourism and travel guide

Photo of Voeuil-et-Giget in Charente

Photo is of Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 4 km from Voeuil-et-Giget

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Voeuil-et-Giget is situated in the Charente department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Voeuil-et-Giget in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mouthiers-sur-Boeme at 4 km and Torsac at 5 km.

Voeuil-et-Giget, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-west)

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here in Mouthiers-sur-Boeme...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle and a church as...

See Charmant guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 11 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a substantial wing added...

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at 15 km (direction south-east)

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also has a castle to...

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at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction east)

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several small buildings...

See Marthon guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente, with both...

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at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that dominates the...

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at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

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at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Jarnac guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The castle is...

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Markets in and near Voeuil-et-Giget

  • La Couronne: market Saturday (5km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (12km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (27km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Voeuil-et-Giget, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (5km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (8km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (9km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (50km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (57km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (59km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (4km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (24km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (26km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Voeuil-et-Giget is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Voeuil-et-Giget is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Voeuil-et-Giget

Canton: Couronne

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16400

Distance to Voeuil-et-Giget

from Angouleme (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 600 km

from Bordeaux: 101 km

from Strasbourg: 664 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 Voeuil-et-Giget from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Couronne, Mouthiers-sur-Boeme, Puymoyen, Saint-Michel and Torsac.

This page in French: Visiter Voeuil-et-Giget