Breuil-Magne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breuil-Magne in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Rochefort at 4 km from Breuil-Magne

Visit Breuil-Magne: highlights and tourist information

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Breuil-Magne 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 Breuil-Magne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort at 4 km and Fouras at 10 km.

Breuil-Magne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Rochefort guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Fouras guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


Island at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brouage guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 25 km (direction north-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an eclectic mix of items collected...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 25 km (direction north-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La Rochelle...

See La Rochelle towers guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the town, with...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area make La Rochelle one...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank and many...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ronce-les-Bains guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Tremblade guide

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Map of places to visit near Breuil-Magne


Markets in and near Breuil-Magne

  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (5km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (14km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (21km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (21km)
  • Aytre: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Chateau-d'Oleron: market every day - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (25km)

More information about Breuil-Magne, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Breuil-Magne, France

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


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) (30km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (22km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (27km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (17km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (27km)
  • Forêt de Benon (29km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (32km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (37km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (38km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (42km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (44km)
  • Forêt de Pons (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (36km)
  • Zoodyssée (47km)

Geography and distances

Breuil-Magne is in the west of France at 25 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Breuil-Magne is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breuil-Magne

Canton: Rochefort-Nord

Arrondissement: Rochefort

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17870

Distance to Breuil-Magne

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 696 km

from Bordeaux: 131 km

from Strasbourg: 717 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 Breuil-Magne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Loire-les-Marais, Rochefort, Tonnay-Charente and Vergeroux.

This page in French: Visiter Breuil-Magne