Floirac travel guide
Visit Floirac: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Talmont at 14 km from Floirac
Location: Floirac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 82 km from La Rochelle, the department capital. (General information: Floirac is 443 km from Paris and 638 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Floirac: these include Talmont at 14 km and Meschers-sur-Gironde at 18 km. Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon is a listed remarkable garden at 6 km and Talmont is a listed most beautiful village at 14 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 Floirac, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Floirac
Le Verdon-sur-Mer 26km
Note that all distances from Floirac shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Floirac holidays and travel
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Markets near Floirac
- Cozes: market every Wednesday (14km)
- Meschers-sur-Gironde: market every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only - (18km)
- Pons: market every Wednesday and Saturday (20km)
- Saint Georges de Didonne: market every all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only - (24km)
- Saint Georges de Didonne: market every Sunday and Monday (24km)
- Jonzac: market every Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
- Saujon: market every every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
- Royan: market every every day except Monday (27km)
- Vaux sur Mer: market every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only - (30km)
- Vaux sur Mer: market every Monday (30km)
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 Floirac and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Floirac map below.
Heritage Site Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km); Soulac-su-Mer basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-fin-des-Terres (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (29km); Saintes basilique St Eutrope (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km); Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (39km); Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (40km)
Recommended Detour Jonzac (25km)
Religious Monument Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (31km); Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (34km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (40km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (43km); Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (45km)
Remarkable Garden Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (6km); La Roche Courbon (38km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Saintes (31km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Zoo de la Palmyre (40km)
Map of places to visit near Floirac & Location Information
Distance to Floirac
from La Rochelle (local prefecture): 82 km
from Paris: 443 km
from Calais: 638 km
from Nice: 664 km
from Bordeaux: 72 km
from Strasbourg: 730 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Floirac): Boutenac-Touvent, Brie-sous-Mortagne, Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet, Lorignac, Mortagne-sur-Gironde, Saint-Dizant-du-Gua, Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde and Saint-Romain-sur-Gironde.
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 Floirac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Floirac