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Visit Arthenac: highlights and tourist information

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Arthenac is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 97 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Arthenac is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 12 km and Barbezieux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arthenac, 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 Arthenac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Arthenac


Markets in and near Arthenac

  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (39km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (39km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (39km)

More information about Arthenac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Arthenac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (34km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (13km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • La Roche Courbon (50km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (20km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arthenac

Canton: Archiac

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17520

Distance to Arthenac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 97 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 633 km

from Bordeaux: 78 km

from Strasbourg: 699 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-Champagne, Archiac, Brie-sous-Archiac, Cierzac, Guimps, Lachaise, Moings, Reaux, Saint-Eugene, Saint-Palais-du-Ne and Sainte-Lheurine.

This page in French: Visiter Arthenac

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