Vouzan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vouzan in Charente

Photo is of Marthon at 7 km from Vouzan

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Vouzan 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 Vouzan in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Marthon at 7 km and Torsac at 12 km.

Vouzan, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Marthon

Marthon

at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Marthon guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Torsac guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 14 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Varaignes guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
 
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Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 16 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

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Angouleme

Angouleme

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Angouleme guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Charmant guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Nontron guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Simon guide

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Markets in and near Vouzan

  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (13km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (19km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (35km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (39km)

More information about Vouzan, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Vouzan, France

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

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 Vincent (Puymoyen) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (35km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (49km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (50km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (19km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (40km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (41km)
  • Site Corot (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Vouzan is in the west of France at 16 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Vouzan is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vouzan

Canton: Soyaux

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16410

Distance to Vouzan

from Angouleme (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 112 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Vouzan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouex, Chazelles, Grassac, Saint-Germain-de-Montbron and Sers.

This page in French: Visiter Vouzan