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Holidays in France – Nearby Places to Visit in France

We have composed a list of places to visit in France so you  can plan and make the most of your holidays in France.

Some nearby places to visit in France

The following picturesque villages are all within a 35 minute drive from Les Noisetiers:

Bassac – visit the beautiful Saint-Etienne abbey
– discover the flower-lined and peaceful streets and the pretty Saint-Siméon church that overlooks the valley
– discover the historic mills and the beautiful parish church Saint-Pierre
– the old mills have been replaced by a chocolate factory. Take a tour and sample some of the wares!
Verteuil – have morning tea or lunch at the old mill by the river or at the old convent

There are many other places nearby to visit during your holidays in France:

Limoges – 45 mins (purchase the famous porcelain or visit a factory to see how it is made)
Cognac – 45 mins (take a tour of a distillery; a barge on the river; walk the cobblestone streets)
Bordeaux – 1 ½ hours (sample the famous wines; go shopping; visit museums)
St Emilion – 1hr 40 mins (visit a vineyard; visit the monolithic church)
La Rochelle & Il de Re – 1 ½ hours (beautiful coastal towns – enjoy the great seafood by the water)
Loire Valley – 2 hrs (visit the famous chateaux and the troglodyte caves; take a hot air balloon ride)
Sarlat – 2 ½ hours (capital of the Dordogne region – visit the bustling Saturday markets)
Biarritz – 3 hrs (explore this luxurious seaside town in Basque; go to the casino; go surfing)
Rochefort – 1 ½ hours (visit the Maritime Museum)
St Savinien – 1 hr 15mins (a food and wine festival is held here every August)
Le Chateau de la Rochefoucauld – beautiful Renaissance castle with a lot of breathtaking architectural features
Abbaye de Saint-Amand – magnificent religious edifice built in the Roman style
The Gallo-Roman theatre of Bouchauds – an antique site, the biggest of Aquitaine
The Chassenon’s bathes – ruins of ancient Roman bathes along the Via Aggripa, that have been remarkably conserved