Aulnay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aulnay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km from Aulnay

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Aulnay 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 Aulnay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km and Melle at 27 km.

Aulnay, 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 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Melle

Melle

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
 
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Surgeres

Surgeres

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 33 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

See Tusson guide
Niort

Niort

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall...

See Niort guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 36 km (direction south), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The highlight in the quiet town of Ruffec is the facade of...

See Ruffec guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century castles...

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Aulnay is in the west of France at 64 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Aulnay is 375 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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