Courpignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courpignac in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of Jonzac at 14 km from Courpignac

Visit Courpignac: highlights and tourist information

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Courpignac 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 Courpignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 14 km and Pauillac at 25 km.

Courpignac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Jonzac

Jonzac

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Jonzac guide
Pauillac

Pauillac

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

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

See Pauillac guide
Blaye

Blaye

at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Blaye guide
Vertheuil

Vertheuil

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Vertheuil guide
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Pons

Pons

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Pons guide
Barbezieux

Barbezieux

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

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

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Margaux

Margaux

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

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

See Margaux guide
Lesparre-Medoc

Lesparre-Medoc

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

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

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Talmont

Talmont

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Talmont guide
Cognac

Cognac

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

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

See Cognac guide
Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

While Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc would not be considered a tourist destination, you might like...

See Saint-Vivien-de-Medoc guide
Meschers-sur-Gironde

Meschers-sur-Gironde

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Montalivet

Montalivet

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

The resort of Montaliver has a 12 kilometre beach, and has been...

See Montalivet guide
Jarnac

Jarnac

at 46 km (direction 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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Markets in and near Courpignac

  • Montendre: market Thursday (8km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (26km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (28km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Castelnau-de-Medoc: market Sunday (41km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (42km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (42km)

More information about Courpignac, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Courpignac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (26km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (28km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (51km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (21km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (30km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (36km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (19km)
  • Forêt de Pons (29km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (33km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (45km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (48km)
  • Pointe de Grave (49km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (50km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Courpignac is in the west of France at 106 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Courpignac is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courpignac

Canton: Mirambeau

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17130

Distance to Courpignac

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 106 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 641 km

from Bordeaux: 55 km

from Strasbourg: 722 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 Courpignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisredon, Chamouillac, Chartuzac, Rouffignac, Salignac-de-Mirambeau, Soubran, Soumeras and Villexavier.

This page in French: Visiter Courpignac

 
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