Bussac-sur-Charente tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bussac-sur-Charente: highlights and tourist information

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Bussac-sur-Charente is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 58 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Bussac-sur-Charente is 409 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Bussac-sur-Charente

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)

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

Tourist attractions near Bussac-sur-Charente, France

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.


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)

Geography and distances

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

Bussac-sur-Charente is in the west of France. 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