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Visit Yviers: highlights and tourist information

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Yviers is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 44 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Yviers is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubeterre-sur-Dronne at 14 km and Barbezieux at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Yviers, 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 Yviers in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Yviers

Markets in and near Yviers

  • Chalais: market Monday (4km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (31km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (36km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (38km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (38km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (39km)

More information about Yviers, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Yviers, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Saint-Emilion (44km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (33km)
  • Logis de Forge (33km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (54km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (57km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Yviers

Canton: Chalais

Arrondissement: Angoulême

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16210

Distance to Yviers

from Angouleme (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 603 km

from Bordeaux: 66 km

from Strasbourg: 694 km

Getting here

Yviers is in the west of France. 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 Yviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardenac, Bazac, Brie-sous-Chalais, Chalais, Curac, La Genetouze, Medillac, Rioux-Martin, Saint-Avit, Saint-Quentin-de-Chalais, Saint-Vallier and Sauvignac.

This page in French: Visiter Yviers

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