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Vouthon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vouthon in Charente

Photo is of Marthon at 6 km from Vouthon

Visit Vouthon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 6 km and Varaignes at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vouthon, 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 Vouthon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marthon guide


at 10 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 10 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide


at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park...

See Nontron guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide


at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Angouleme guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 25 km (direction south-west)

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small...

See Charmant guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart...

See Rochechouart guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bayers guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vouthon


Markets in and near Vouthon

  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (19km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (37km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (41km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Vouthon, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vouthon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (33km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (45km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (29km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (40km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (42km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (1km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (32km)
  • Site Corot (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Vouthon is in the west of France at 23 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Vouthon is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouthon

Canton: Montbron

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16220

Distance to Vouthon

from Angouleme (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 581 km

from Bordeaux: 123 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Vouthon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montbron, Orgedeuil, Rancogne, Saint-Germain-de-Montbron, Saint-Sornin and Vilhonneur.

This page in French: Visiter Vouthon

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