Beurlay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beurlay in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Savinien at 12 km from Beurlay

Visit Beurlay: highlights and tourist information

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Beurlay 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 Beurlay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 12 km and Rochefort at 13 km.

Beurlay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saintes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fouras guide
Saint-Jean d\'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide
La Palmyre

La Palmyre

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Palmyre guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Royan guide


Island at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide

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Map of places to visit near Beurlay


Markets in and near Beurlay

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (14km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (22km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (24km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (26km)
  • Arvert: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (28km)

More information about Beurlay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Beurlay, France

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


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) (19km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (6km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (38km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (19km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (31km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (31km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (33km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (36km)
  • Forêt de Pons (38km)
  • Forêt de Benon (39km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (40km)
  • Pointe de Grave (40km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (32km)
  • Zoodyssée (46km)

Geography and distances

Beurlay is in the west of France at 41 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Beurlay is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beurlay

Canton: Saint-Porchaire

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17250

Distance to Beurlay

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 683 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 715 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 Beurlay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bords, Champagne, Geay, La Vallee, Pont-l'Abbe-d'Arnoult, Romegoux, Saint-Porchaire, Sainte-Radegonde and Trizay.

This page in French: Visiter Beurlay