Vouharte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vouharte in Charente

Photo is of Tusson at 13 km from Vouharte

Visit Vouharte: highlights and tourist information

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Vouharte 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 Vouharte in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tusson at 13 km and Bayers at 17 km.

Vouharte, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Tusson

Tusson

at 13 km (direction )

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several impressive Renaissance...

See Tusson guide
Bayers

Bayers

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bayers guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Angouleme guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide
 
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Verteuil-sur-Charente

Verteuil-sur-Charente

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Verteuil-sur-Charente guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jarnac 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 in Charente, with both...

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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of the 12th...

See Ruffec guide
Nanteuil-en-Vallee

Nanteuil-en-Vallee

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Nanteuil-en-Vallee guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Torsac guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cognac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Charmant guide

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Markets in and near Vouharte

  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (19km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (31km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Vouharte, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (42km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (13km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (29km)
  • Logis de Forge (29km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (35km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vouharte is in the west of France at 20 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Vouharte is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouharte

Canton: Saint-Amant-de-Boixe

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16330

Distance to Vouharte

from Angouleme (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 656 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 Vouharte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberac, Bignac, Cellettes, Coulonges, Genac, La Chapelle, Marcillac-Lanville, Montignac-Charente, Saint-Amant-de-Boixe, Vars, Vervant, Villognon and Xambes.

This page in French: Visiter Vouharte