Talmont travel guide
Visit Talmont: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Talmont travel guide
Location: Talmont is situated in the Charente-Maritime department (Poitou-Charentes region) in the west of France at 72 km from La Rochelle, the department capital. (General information: Talmont is 444 km from Paris and 636 km from the port at Calais).
Tourist classifications for Talmont: One of the most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages);
Popular places to visit near Talmont: these include Meschers-sur-Gironde at 4 km and Le Verdon-sur-Mer at 12 km. Royan is a listed ville fleurie 4* at 13 km and Royan is a listed town of art and history at 13 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 Talmont, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Talmont
Le Verdon-sur-Mer 12km
La Palmyre 28km
La Tremblade 32km
Note that all distances from Talmont shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Talmont holidays and travel
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Markets near Talmont
- Meschers-sur-Gironde: market every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only - (4km)
- Cozes: market every Wednesday (8km)
- Saint Georges de Didonne: market every all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only - (10km)
- Saint Georges de Didonne: market every Sunday and Monday (10km)
- Royan: market every every day except Monday (13km)
- Saujon: market every every day except Monday and Friday (16km)
- Vaux sur Mer: market every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only - (16km)
- Vaux sur Mer: market every Monday (16km)
- Breuillet: market every Thursday & Sunday (21km)
- Les Mathes: market every every day except Monday (28km)
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 Talmont and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Talmont map below.
Grand Site Of France Brouage Fortifications (37km)
Heritage Site Soulac-su-Mer basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-fin-des-Terres (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (17km); Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km); Saintes basilique St Eutrope (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)
Most Beautiful Village Mornac-sur-Seudre (22km)
Recommended Detour Jonzac (38km)
Religious Monument Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (32km); Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km); Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)
Remarkable Garden Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (20km); La Roche Courbon (33km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Saintes (32km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Zoo de la Palmyre (26km)
Map of places to visit near Talmont & Location Information
Distance to Talmont
from La Rochelle (local prefecture): 72 km
from Paris: 444 km
from Calais: 636 km
from Nice: 678 km
from Bordeaux: 82 km
from Strasbourg: 738 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 Talmont from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Talmont