Corignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Corignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 22 km from Corignac

Visit Corignac: highlights and tourist information

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Corignac 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 Corignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 22 km and Blaye at 25 km.

Corignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 29 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 35 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

In this tiny village you can see Vertheuil Abbey and also the...

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

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

A small town in Medoc, at Lesparre-Medoc you can see the remains...

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Heritage Site at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

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The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 44 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The Monolithic Subterranean Church of Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is a magnificent underground...

See The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Charente department

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

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at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

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Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

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Map of places to visit near Corignac


Markets in and near Corignac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (4km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (17km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (31km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (34km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (37km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (39km)
  • Bassens: market Sunday (40km)

More information about Corignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Corignac, France

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

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) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (43km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (56km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (59km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (60km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (32km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (33km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (40km)
  • Logis de Forge (53km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (29km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (31km)
  • Forêt de Pons (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Corignac is in the west of France at 117 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Corignac is 452 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Corignac

Canton: Montendre

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17130

Distance to Corignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 117 km

from Paris: 452 km

from Calais: 655 km

from Nice: 631 km

from Bordeaux: 48 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Corignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussac-Foret, Donnezac, Jussas, Montendre and Soumeras.

This page in French: Visiter Corignac


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