Champdolent tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champdolent: highlights and tourist information

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Champdolent is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 38 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Champdolent is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 10 km and Rochefort at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champdolent, 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 Champdolent 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 Champdolent

Markets in and near Champdolent

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (13km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (21km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: market Sunday (28km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (28km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (29km)
  • La Tremblade: market every day except Tuesday (31km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Champdolent, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Champdolent, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Champdolent.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (38km)

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) (16km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (11km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (39km)
  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (23km)
  • Forêt de Benon (32km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (35km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (36km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (38km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (40km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (41km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (42km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (42km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Pointe de Grave (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (38km)
  • Zoodyssée (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champdolent

Canton: Saint-Savinien

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17430

Distance to Champdolent

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 682 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

Champdolent 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 Champdolent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bords, Cabariot, Geay, La Vallee, Lussant, Moragne, Puy-du-Lac, Romegoux and Saint-Coutant-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Champdolent