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Aulnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aulnay: highlights and tourist information

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Aulnay is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 64 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Aulnay is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km and Melle at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aulnay, 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 Aulnay 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 Aulnay

Markets in and near Aulnay

Market days in Aulnay: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (0km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (17km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (17km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Melle: market Friday (27km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (33km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (37km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Aulnay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Aulnay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (50km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (27km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • La Roche Courbon (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (33km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aulnay

Canton: Aulnay

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17470

Distance to Aulnay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 653 km

from Bordeaux: 133 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Contre, Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, La Villedieu, Paille, Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire and Villemorin.

This page in French: Visiter Aulnay

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