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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Charente-Maritime

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

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

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)

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

Events and festivities

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

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and tasting at Château Vieux Mougnac
Local flavours5 € Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps (28 km)
Tour at tasting at Château de l'Hurbe
Local flavours0 € to 5 € Saint-Laurent-d'Arce (30 km)
Mademoiselle de Margaux chocolate shop
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (42 km)
Special jet ski day in Bordeaux with breakfast and restaurant included
Sports sensations430 € Lormont (47 km)
River cruise on the Gironde
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 55 € Bordeaux (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (49 km)
Loop by the King of Chauzes Cross Rat
HikeEasy4h00Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals