- Bassac

Bassac, Village de Pierres et de Vignes


During your walks, go to discover these small villages atypical and let yourself be surprised by their authenticity.

Bassac is a charming town in the heart of the Charente vineyards, bordered by the river Charente and located halfway between Angoulême and Cognac. Rich heritage of a thousand years of history, discover its abbey and its church classified and quiet streets so characteristic of the Charente identity. The remarkable set of the Town Hall and schools surrounded by its park and its water will offer a privileged setting for a walk in the heart of the village.

We will draw your attention to 4 points:
1 - The Abbey and the church Saint Etienne de Bassac, founded more than a thousand years ago and surrounded by monastic buildings dating from the seventeenth century and bordering an arm of the Charente.
2 - The small road of the street of La Trache, its houses charentaises aligned and its passage which runs along the arm of the Charente for the greater happiness of the canoes but also the walkers.
3 - The remains of the church of Saint Nicolas and the old cemetery Bassac, parish church of the eighteenth century, sold as national property and destroyed. It remains today the north wall of the church, vestiges enrolled.
4 - The Town Hall and its annexes, building of the eighteenth century, its park 1.5 ha, its water point and its Orangery.

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Bassac, Village de Pierres et de Vignes

Abbaye de bassac
16120 Bassac

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