Angoulème (35 km / 21 miles)

For more information visit Town of Angoulème

  • Many churches and historic buildings including the cathedral Saint Pierre (11th and 12th centuries)
  • Castle of la Rochefoucauld, 20 km (12 miles) to the North-East of Angoulème (the castle has been with the same family for over a 1000 years)
  • Visit of a working 17th century paper mill in Fleurac
  • Visit of a traditional chocolate factory in Trois-Palis
  • International Cartoon Festival of Angoulême (January)
  • Many cultural events on a regular basis and throughout the year
  • Museum of arts
  • Paper museum
  • National Centre of the cartoon and image
  • Resistance museum
  • Boat trips on the river Charente (from April to September / October)

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