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Montguyon

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

MunicipalityMontguyon
Postcode17270
Latitude45.2166661 (N 45° 12’ 60”)
Longitude-0.1833350 (W 0° 11’ 0”)
AltitudeFrom 30m to 121m
Surface area18.18 km²
Population1500 inhabitants
Density82 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLa Rochelle (154 km, 1h51)
Insee code17241
IntercommunalityCC de la Haute Saintonge
DepartmentCharente-Maritime
RegionPoitou-Charentes

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
Monuments

Events and festivities

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

Weather

Wednesday 4 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 10°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 10°C
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Friday 6 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 12°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Discover Bordeaux saffron
Culture and education5 € Ambarès-et-Lagrave (39 km)
Chocolaterie Mademoiselle de Margaux
Local flavoursFreeMargaux (42 km)
River cruise on the Gironde
Nature and the great outdoors30 € to 55 € Bordeaux (48 km)
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations10 € to 18 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (49 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Bossugan-Ruch through the vineyard
HikeEasy2h30Bossugan (49 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels