Bignay travel guide
Visit Bignay: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Saint-Jean d'Angely at 7 km from Bignay
Location: Bignay is situated in the Charente-Maritime department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 50 km from La Rochelle, the department capital. (General information: Bignay is 395 km from Paris and 588 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Bignay: these include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 7 km and Saint-Savinien at 7 km. Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) is a listed religious monument at 3 km and Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) is a listed heritage site at 7 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Bignay, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Bignay
Note that all distances from Bignay shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Bignay holidays and travel
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Markets near Bignay
- Aulnay: market every Sunday (23km)
- Matha: market every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (23km)
- Surgeres: market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (24km)
- Echillais: market every Wednesday (27km)
- Rochefort: market every Tuesday and Thurday (28km)
- Cognac: market every Tuesday & Friday (32km)
- Saujon: market every every day except Monday and Friday (37km)
- Pons: market every Wednesday and Saturday (38km)
- Fouras: market every Tuesday & Friday (38km)
- Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market every Thursday (39km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bignay and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Bignay map below.
Grand Site Of France Brouage Fortifications (37km)
Heritage Site Saint-Jean-d'Angély, abbaye royale (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (7km); Saintes basilique St Eutrope (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km); Aulnay église St Pierre (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km); Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km); Melle église St Hilaire (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
Most Beautiful Village Mornac-sur-Seudre (40km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (3km); Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (14km); Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (19km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (20km); Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km); Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (23km); Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (23km); Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (26km); Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (36km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
Remarkable Garden La Roche Courbon (18km); Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (49km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Saintes (19km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Zoodyssée (30km)
Map of places to visit near Bignay & Location Information
Distance to Bignay
from La Rochelle (local prefecture): 50 km
from Paris: 395 km
from Calais: 588 km
from Nice: 668 km
from Bordeaux: 120 km
from Strasbourg: 696 km
* distances are direct not by road!
Charente-Maritime is in the west of France. Most visitors will arrive by car typically from a channel ferry ports such as Saint Malo, Caen or Cherbourg, a drive af about 4-5 hours. For driving distances to Bignay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Bignay