Cravans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cravans: highlights and tourist information

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Cravans is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 71 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Cravans is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 13 km and Talmont at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cravans, 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 Cravans in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cravans

Markets in and near Cravans

  • Cozes: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (13km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (19km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market all days exc. Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint Georges de Didonne: market Sunday and Monday (22km)
  • Royan: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Vaux sur Mer: market Monday (28km)

More information about Cravans, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Cravans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cravans.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (18km)
  • La Roche Courbon (26km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (13km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (16km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (21km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (23km)
  • Pointe de Grave (27km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (30km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (40km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (42km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cravans

Canton: Gémozac

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17260

Distance to Cravans

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 665 km

from Bordeaux: 85 km

from Strasbourg: 721 km

Getting here

Cravans is in the west of France. 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 Cravans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gemozac, Montpellier-de-Medillan, Rioux, Saint-Andre-de-Lidon, Saint-Simon-de-Pellouaille, Tesson and Virollet.

This page in French: Visiter Cravans