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Bussac-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bussac-sur-Charente in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saintes at 4 km from Bussac-sur-Charente

Visit Bussac-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saintes at 4 km and Saint-Savinien at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Bussac-sur-Charente, 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 Bussac-sur-Charente in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saintes

Saintes

at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Pons

Pons

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pons guide
 
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Cognac

Cognac

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

Cognac has an extensive old twon and town centre, nice riverside walk...

See Cognac guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Mornac-sur-Seudre

Mornac-sur-Seudre

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide
Brouage

Brouage

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Brouage guide
Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 36 km (direction south-west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide
Royan

Royan

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Royan guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
La Tremblade

La Tremblade

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west)

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

See La Tremblade guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bussac-sur-Charente

 
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Markets in and near Bussac-sur-Charente

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (24km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (26km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (31km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (34km)

Hotels near Bussac-sur-Charente

More information about Bussac-sur-Charente, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Bussac-sur-Charente, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (12km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (40km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (22km)
  • Forêt de Pons (24km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (35km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (35km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (35km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (35km)
  • Pointe de Grave (43km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (43km)
  • Zoodyssée (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bussac-sur-Charente is in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Bussac-sur-Charente is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bussac-sur-Charente

Canton: Saintes-Nord

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17100

Distance to Bussac-sur-Charente

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 106 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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-sur-Charente from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ecurat, Fontcouverte, Le Douhet, Port-d'Envaux, Saint-Vaize, Saintes, Taillebourg and Venerand.

This page in French: Visiter Bussac-sur-Charente

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