Bussac-Foret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bussac-Foret in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Blaye at 24 km from Bussac-Foret

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Bussac-Foret 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 Bussac-Foret in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blaye at 24 km and Jonzac at 26 km.

Bussac-Foret, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The town of Blaye is well known because of the extensive citadel and fortifications...

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at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Best known as a spa town Jonzac also has a small castle and other...

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at 29 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The small town of Pauillac is best known for the surrounding wine chateaux such...

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at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious wines from...

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

Chalais has an ancient castle and a roman church among its attractions ...

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at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

Here in the small town of Barbezieux it is the castle that dominates the...

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at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to...

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at 36 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the ruins of...

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Heritage Site at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed as a...

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Les Bassins des Lumieres

Les Bassins des Lumieres

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

The Bassins des Lumierès is the largest digital art installation in the world and...

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at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 43 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground church hewn...

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Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its imposing troglodyte church...

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at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

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Markets in and near Bussac-Foret

  • Montendre: market Thursday (8km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (13km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (33km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (33km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (37km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Bussac-Foret, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bussac-Foret, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (36km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (29km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (35km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (41km)
  • Logis de Forge (54km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (26km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (35km)
  • Forêt de Pons (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bussac-Foret is in the west of France at 121 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Bussac-Foret is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bussac-Foret

Canton: Montlieu-la-Garde

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17210

Distance to Bussac-Foret

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 121 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 45 km

from Strasbourg: 721 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 Bussac-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedenac, Chepniers, Corignac and Donnezac.

This page in French: Visiter Bussac-Foret