Interesting places within easy reach of Logis de Beaulieu:
Angoulême (NO) 38 km: Capital of the Charente, originally the centre of the county. Since 1515 centre of the Dukedom of Angoumois. Important Roman cathedral with a magnificent facade.
La Rochefoucauld (NO) 65 km: An old town with a monumental renaissance castle. The Son et Lumiere , a performance about the history and the region of the castle, is really worth seeing, especially for children.
Cognac (NW) 45 km: Birthplace of Francis I. and centre of the Cognac production. Visit Martell, Hennessy and other distilleries.
Segonzac (NW) 35 km: The area of the best cognac vineyards. The route Barbezieux-Segonzac-Cognac is also called the Cognac-Road .
Aulnay (NW) 80 km: Here, one can see the most stunning roman church of the entire region with its beautiful archways. Aulnay is one of the most important stop-overs on the medieval pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostella.
Dampierre (NW) 85 km: Has a renaissance castle worth seeing.
Marennes (NW) 100 km: Largest oyster culture in France.
Talmont (WNW) 80 km: Roman church dating back to the 12th century.
Pons (NW) 50 km: Former capital of a county with a monumental dungeon and remains of a large fortress.
Saintes (NW) 55 km: An old roman town featuring an amphitheatre and a triumphal arch that are in good condition. Remarkable roman churches dating back to the 11th and 12th century.
Royan (NW) 80 km: Seaside resort and harbour on the Atlantic coast. Modern cathedral built by architects Gillet and Hebrard similar to the Le Corbusiers design.
St. Palais sur Mer (NW) 85 km: Beautiful long sandy beaches with dunes, about 5 km north of Royan.
Pauillac (W) 65 km: Centre of the famous Bordeaux vineyards Haut-Medoc (Rothschild).
Bordeaux (SW) 70 km: Historic city which is also named Petit-Paris
St. Emilion (S) 65 km: Enchanting town dating back to the middle-ages and surrounded by Bordeaux vineyards.
Bergerac (SO) 75 km: A characteristic town in the Dordogne valley.
Monbazillac (SO) 80 km: Small but famous wine area, named after the Chateau Monbazillac built in 1550.
Perigeux (SO) 70 km: Capital of the Departement Dordogne and the former county Perigord. Roman cathedral and abbey amongst other roman ruins. It is the centre of the foie gras production and the truffle trade.
Brantôme und Bourdeilles (O) 50 km: Two enchanting villages worth visiting.
Villebois-Lavalette (NO) 30 km: Small town with castle and chateau and a medieval market hall. Not far from Villebois-Lavalette is the castle Mercerie. This castle was built in this century, but was never completed. It remains a facade. Another castle nearby is Chateau Mareuil.
Für Day trips to the close Perigord are highly recommended. Monpazier (SO) 100 km wunderschönes altes Städtchen; Biron - monumentalstes Schloss der Region; Sarlat (SO) 110 km - die schönste Stadt des gesamten Perigord.
The region around Les Eyzies (SO) 90 km - impressive and famous caves.