Coux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jonzac at 15 km from Coux

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Coux 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 Coux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jonzac at 15 km and Barbezieux at 26 km.

Coux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Jonzac guide


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

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

See Barbezieux guide


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

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

See Blaye guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Pauillac guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Margaux guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

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

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

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

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

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

See Jarnac guide
The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

The Subterranean Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean

Church at 45 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 45 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 46 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

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

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at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Libourne guide

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Map of places to visit near Coux


Markets in and near Coux

  • Montendre: market Thursday (3km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cavignac: market Thursday (23km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Blaye: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (32km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (35km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Ambares-et-Lagrave: market Friday & (43km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Coux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Blaye citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (29km)
  • Cussac Fort Paté (Vauban fortifications) (31km)
  • Pons ancien hopital des pèlerins (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)
  • Fort Médoc (Vauban fortifications) (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Cave Pair-non-Pair (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (54km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (27km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (33km)
  • Parc du château Lanessan (34km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (40km)
  • Logis de Forge (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de la Lande (25km)
  • Forêt de Pons (32km)
  • Bec d'Ambès (34km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Coux is in the west of France at 111 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Coux is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coux

Canton: Montendre

Arrondissement: Jonzac

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17130

Distance to Coux

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 111 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 634 km

from Bordeaux: 54 km

from Strasbourg: 717 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 Coux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamouillac, Chartuzac, Chaunac, Expiremont, Jussas, Montendre, Pommiers-Moulons, Rouffignac, Soumeras, Sousmoulins, Tugeras-Saint-Maurice and Vibrac.

This page in French: Visiter Coux