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Angoulins tourism and travel guide

Photo of Angoulins in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Chatelaillon-Plage at 4 km from Angoulins

Visit Angoulins: highlights and tourist information

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Angoulins is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chatelaillon-Plage at 4 km and La Rochelle at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Angoulins, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Angoulins in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south-east)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 7 km (direction north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 7 km (direction north-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 7 km (direction north-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 7 km (direction north-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 7 km (direction north-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La...

See La Rochelle towers guide


Island at 11 km (direction south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike,...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village on the Ile-de-Ré...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

Rochefort is an attractive 18th century town with a famous corderie, where...

See Rochefort guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the river...

See Marans guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 27 km (direction south-west)

It is usually the beaches that attract visitors to Ile d'Oleron, but...

See Ile d'Oleron guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente-Maritime

Map of places to visit near Angoulins


Markets in and near Angoulins

  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (3km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (4km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (7km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (14km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (17km)
  • La Bree-les-Bains: market every day - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (21km)
  • Saint Denis d'Oleron: market Monday (22km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (23km)

Hotels near Angoulins

More information about Angoulins, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Angoulins, France

What to do at Angoulins? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Angoulins.


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (48km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (49km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (22km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (23km)
  • La Roche Courbon (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (28km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (28km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (31km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Angoulins is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Angoulins is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Angoulins

Canton: Aytré

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17690

Distance to Angoulins

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 147 km

from Strasbourg: 722 km

Getting here

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 Angoulins from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aytre, Chatelaillon-Plage, La Jarne, Perigny, Saint-Rogatien, Saint-Vivien and Salles-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter Angoulins

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