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Beaugeay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beaugeay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Brouage at 6 km from Beaugeay

Visit Beaugeay: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brouage at 6 km and Rochefort at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Beaugeay, 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 Beaugeay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rochefort guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Ronce-les-Bains is a long established resort with several beaches nearby, and an...

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south-west)

Visit the beach and port at La Tremblade, and explore the sand...

See La Tremblade guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Island at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 21 km (direction south-west)

You will find a beach at La Palmyre but it is best...

See La Palmyre guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Ile d'Oleron

Ile d'Oleron

Island at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Ile d'Oleron guide


Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saintes guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Beaugeay


Markets in and near Beaugeay

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (8km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (12km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (16km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Les Mathes: market every day except Monday (21km)

Hotels near Beaugeay

More information about Beaugeay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beaugeay, France

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


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) (31km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (18km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (25km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (6km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (18km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (21km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (27km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (30km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (32km)
  • Pointe de Grave (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (41km)
  • Forêt de Pons (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (24km)

Geography and distances

Beaugeay is in the west of France at 34 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Beaugeay is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaugeay

Canton: Saint-Agnant

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17620

Distance to Beaugeay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 695 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 726 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 Beaugeay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brouage, Echillais, Moeze, Saint-Agnant, Saint-Froult, Saint-Jean-d'Angle and Soubise.

This page in French: Visiter Beaugeay

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