Coulonges tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pons at 10 km from Coulonges

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Coulonges 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 Coulonges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 10 km and Cognac at 12 km.

Coulonges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pons guide


at 12 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Cognac guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Jonzac guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Charente department

Visitors to Jarnac can explore the small old town, walk along the...

See Jarnac guide
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at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saintes guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Barbezieux guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Charente department

In the Charente town of Saint-Simon you will enjoy a stroll along...

See Saint-Simon guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Savinien guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west)

Talmont-sur-Gironde is one of the prettiest villages in Charente-Maritime, well known for...

See Talmont guide
Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide


at 42 km (direction west)

The beaches and rocky coast attract visitors to Meschers, and you can...

See Meschers-sur-Gironde guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Angouleme is one of our favourite Charente towns, with several interesting historic...

See Angouleme guide


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west)

At Royan you will enjoy the beaches and also the promenade along...

See Royan guide

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Markets in and near Coulonges

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (10km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (22km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (40km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (41km)

More information about Coulonges, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Coulonges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (14km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (18km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (22km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (29km)
  • La Roche Courbon (37km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (10km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (13km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (23km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (43km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (45km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Coulonges is in the west of France at 83 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Coulonges is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coulonges

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Coulonges

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 644 km

from Bordeaux: 87 km

from Strasbourg: 701 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 Coulonges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars, Biron, Celles, Echebrune, Gimeux, Jarnac-Champagne, Lonzac, Perignac and Saint-Martial-sur-Ne.

This page in French: Visiter Coulonges


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