Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 9 km from Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie

Visit Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie: highlights and tourist information

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Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie 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 Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 9 km and Saint-Savinien at 11 km.

Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
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at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Saintes guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be sure...

See Fouras guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 36 km (direction west)

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an unusual environment...

See Marais Poitevin guide


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

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brouage guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a centre for exploring...

See Coulon guide


at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide


Island at 41 km (direction west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot or by bike,...

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mornac-sur-Seudre guide

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Map of places to visit near Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie


Markets in and near Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie

  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (16km)
  • Aulnay: market Sunday (23km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (28km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (36km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (37km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie, France

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


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) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (20km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (21km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Benon (27km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (36km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (36km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (38km)
  • Forêt de Pons (45km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (50km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (50km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (27km)
  • Zoo de la Palmyre (52km)

Geography and distances

Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie is in the west of France at 44 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie

Canton: Tonnay-Boutonne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17380

Distance to Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 673 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 696 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 Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annezay, Archingeay, La Benate, La Vergne, Landes, Les Nouillers, Nachamps, Saint-Loup, Ternant, Tonnay-Boutonne, Torxe and Voissay.

This page in French: Visiter Chantemerle-sur-la-Soie


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