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Montguyon

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Head of a district of 14 towns located at the confluence of the departments of Charente, the Gironde and Dordogne, Montguyon depends on the district Jonzac. The town is located 55 km from Bordeaux and 55 km from Angoulême.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMontguyon
Postcode17270
Latitude45.2166661 (N 45° 12’ 60”)
Longitude-0.1833350 (W 0° 11’ 0”)
AltitudeFrom 30m to 121m
Surface area18.18 km²
Population1516 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (154 km, 1h51)
Insee code17241
IntercommunalityCC de la Haute Saintonge
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
TerritoryCharentes
RegionNew-Aquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Neuvicq2.5 km (5 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Ary4 km (7 min)
Orignolles5.1 km (7 min)
Montlieu-la-Garde6.1 km (8 min)
Clérac6.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Palais-de-Négrignac7.3 km (9 min)
Le Fouilloux7.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Pierre-du-Palais7.8 km (11 min)
Pouillac9.9 km (13 min)
Chepniers11.1 km (15 min)
Cercoux11.3 km (16 min)
Chevanceaux11.7 km (12 min)
Saint-Martin-de-Coux13 km (17 min)
Boresse-et-Martron13 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The town has a remarkable heritage listed in the inventory of historical monuments, a megalithic complex, a church and a medieval castle restored by ASVPM (Association for Preservation and Enhancement of Heritage Montguyon).

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

The Saturday before July 14, fireworks festival sites on Stage.

Weather

Monday 20 february
Min. 2°C - Max. 16°C
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Tuesday 21 february
Min. 7°C - Max. 17°C
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Wednesday 22 february
Min. 5°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at Château de l'Evêché
Local flavours0 € to 6 € Lalande-de-Pomerol (29 km)
Mademoiselle de Margaux chocolate shop
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (42 km)
Visit of the Château du Grand Puch and its vineyard
Culture and education10 € to 15 € Saint-Germain-du-Puch (43 km)
Flyboarding on Lake La Cadie
Sports sensations60 € Mouliets-et-Villemartin (46 km)
Jet Ski Ride on the Garonne
Sports sensations30 € Lormont (47 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hike of "Prignac et Marcamps"
HikeEasy1h50Prignac-et-Marcamps (31 km)
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (49 km)
Ancient loop Paussac Saint-Just
HikeEasy4h00Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (58 km)
Loop by the King of Chauzes Cross Rat
HikeEasy4h00Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (58 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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