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Courcelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courcelles in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Saint-Jean d'Angely at 4 km from Courcelles

Visit Courcelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean d'Angely at 4 km and Saint-Savinien at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Courcelles, 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 Courcelles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Jean d'Angely

Saint-Jean d'Angely

at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean d'Angely guide
Saint-Savinien

Saint-Savinien

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

In an attractive setting on the banks of the...

See Saint-Savinien guide
Saintes

Saintes

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saintes guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Surgeres guide
 
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Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Rochefort

Rochefort

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Rochefort guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Charente department

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

See Jarnac guide
Melle

Melle

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The town of Melle is best known for its three roman style...

See Melle guide
Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire

Church at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The church of Saint-Hilare in Melle is a very impressive example of...

See Melle Church of Saint-Hilaire guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Niort guide
Pons

Pons

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pons guide
Tusson

Tusson

at 42 km (direction east), in the Charente department

Tusson is a very typical town of the Charente and has...

See Tusson guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Deux-Sevres department

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

See Coulon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courcelles

 
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Markets in and near Courcelles

  • Aulnay: market Sunday (12km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (16km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (27km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (36km)
  • Echillais: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (38km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (38km)
  • Melle: market Friday (39km)

More information about Courcelles, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Courcelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (20km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (58km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (28km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (39km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (42km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (27km)
  • Forêt de Benon (37km)
  • Forêt de Pons (42km)
  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (47km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (56km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoodyssée (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Courcelles is in the west of France at 57 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Courcelles is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcelles

Canton: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-d'Angély

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17400

Distance to Courcelles

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 660 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 685 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 Courcelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antezant-la-Chapelle, Fontenet, Les Eglises-d'Argenteuil, Poursay-Garnaud, Saint-Denis-du-Pin, Saint-Jean-d'Angely, Saint-Julien-de-l'Escap, Saint-Pardoult, Varaize and Vervant.

This page in French: Visiter Courcelles

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