Asnieres-la-Giraud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Asnieres-la-Giraud in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 6 km from Asnieres-la-Giraud

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Asnieres-la-Giraud is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Asnieres-la-Giraud in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d\'Angely at 6 km and Saint-Savinien at 12 km.

Asnieres-la-Giraud, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 6 km (direction )

The historic centre of Saint-Jean d'Angely has several notable monuments including the abbey church...

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at 12 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente River, Saint-Savinien also has...

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at 18 km (direction south-west)

The town of Saintes is very interesting, with an extensive old-town to explore and...

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at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk and lots...

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at 29 km (direction north-west)

It is the cluster of monuments in the park in the centre of Surgeres...

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at 34 km (direction south)

Pons is a quiet small town overlooked by a castle tower that is a...

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at 35 km (direction west)

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

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at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the riverside, and...

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at 43 km (direction west)

The town of Brouage is visited for the substantial fortifications and citadel, dating from...

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at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along the river,...

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

Not far from Royan the centre of Mornac-sur-Seudre is attractive and very pleasant to...

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Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west)

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

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at 46 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has several impressive Renaissance...

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Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 46 km (direction east)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment best explored...

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

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Markets in and near Asnieres-la-Giraud

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (16km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (30km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (34km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (35km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (36km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Asnieres-la-Giraud, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (16km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (22km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (47km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (34km)
  • Forêt de Benon (40km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (43km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (49km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (49km)
  • Pointe de Grave (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (30km)

Geography and distances

Asnieres-la-Giraud is in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Asnieres-la-Giraud is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Asnieres-la-Giraud

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Asnieres-la-Giraud

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 661 km

from Bordeaux: 117 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Asnieres-la-Giraud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bercloux, Fenioux, Fontenet, Juicq, La Frediere, Mazeray, Nantille, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap and Sainte-Meme.

This page in French: Visiter Asnieres-la-Giraud