The national capital Paris is located 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of Chalais.
It's hardly surprising the area around Chalais is such a hotspot for travelers from all over the world; Poitou-Charentes is home to a treasure-trove of terrific sights and attractions. Head to the Eglise Monolithe and Eglise Saint-Jacques in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, around 6 miles (10 kilometers) distance from Chalais. If you have time for even more, head to Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire and enjoy the St Mathias Church and Barbezieux Castle. Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire is approximately 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Chalais.
While you are on holiday in Chalais, experience Angouleme. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, this regional city is where you'll find Musee du Papier, Angouleme Hotel de Ville and Museum of Comics. Angouleme Cathedral and Hirondelle Golf are just a handful of the many other interesting visitor attractions that await.
Many people who spend time exploring Poitou-Charentes usually take time to explore the open-air markets here. An effective way to better understand a region is by knowing about its past. Take a trip to the fortresses while you are in the area.
For those who like to collect valuable insights as well as souvenirs while on vacation, Chalais offers a range of specialized tours, such as city walking tours, cycling tours and winery tours.
When it's time to head back to the familiarity of home, you'll be bidding Chalais a sad Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).