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Cercoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cercoux in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Libourne at 24 km from Cercoux

Visit Cercoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Libourne at 24 km and Saint-Emilion at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cercoux, 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 Cercoux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



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

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found...

See Libourne guide


Heritage Site at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in...

See Saint-Emilion guide


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

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


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

The town of Blaye is well known because of the...

See Blaye guide


National Monument at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a...

See Montcaret guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The village and region here are known worldwide because of...

See Margaux guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

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

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide


at 43 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

See Pauillac guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

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

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

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

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cercoux


Markets in and near Cercoux

  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (15km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (25km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (32km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (33km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (33km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (35km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Cercoux, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cercoux, France

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

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) (20km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (27km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (39km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (41km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (33km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (53km)

Geography and distances

Cercoux is in the west of France at 136 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Cercoux is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cercoux

Canton: Montguyon

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17270

Distance to Cercoux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 136 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 665 km

from Nice: 614 km

from Bordeaux: 44 km

from Strasbourg: 716 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 Cercoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clerac, La Clotte and Saint-Pierre-du-Palais.

This page in French: Visiter Cercoux

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