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Blanzac-les-Matha tourism and travel guide

Photo of Blanzac-les-Matha in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km from Blanzac-les-Matha

Visit Blanzac-les-Matha: highlights and tourist information

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Blanzac-les-Matha is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 16 km and Cognac at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Blanzac-les-Matha, 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 Blanzac-les-Matha in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Cognac

Cognac

at 20 km (direction south), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre,...

See Cognac guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 25 km (direction west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the Charente...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

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Saintes

Saintes

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Simon

Saint-Simon

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

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a...

See Saint-Simon guide
Tusson

Tusson

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

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

See Tusson guide
Pons

Pons

at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Melle

Melle

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Angouleme

Angouleme

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting...

See Angouleme guide
Bayers

Bayers

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

The Chateau de Bayers is the principal monument here, and...

See Bayers guide
Ruffec

Ruffec

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

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

See Ruffec guide

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

Map of places to visit near Blanzac-les-Matha

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Markets in and near Blanzac-les-Matha

  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (3km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (16km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (26km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (34km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (36km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (40km)
  • Melle: market Friday (42km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Blanzac-les-Matha, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (22km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin monastique médiéval (33km)
  • La Roche Courbon (34km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (39km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (42km)
  • Logis de Forge (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (17km)
  • Forêt de Pons (36km)
  • Forêt de Benon (50km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Blanzac-les-Matha is in the west of France at 69 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Blanzac-les-Matha is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Blanzac-les-Matha

Canton: Matha

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17160

Distance to Blanzac-les-Matha

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 648 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Blanzac-les-Matha from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aujac, Aumagne, Authon-Ebeon, Bagnizeau, Courcerac, La Brousse, Matha, Mons, Prignac, Thors and Varaize.

This page in French: Visiter Blanzac-les-Matha

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