Crazannes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Crazannes in Charente-Maritime

Visit Crazannes: highlights and tourist information

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Crazannes is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 49 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Crazannes is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Savinien at 4 km and Saintes at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crazannes, 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 Crazannes 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 Crazannes

Markets in and near Crazannes

  • Echillais: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Rochefort: market Tuesday and Thurday (23km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (26km)
  • Surgeres: market Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (29km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (30km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Breuillet: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (32km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Crazannes, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Crazannes, France

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


  • Aquarium de La Rochelle (49km)

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

  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (9km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (13km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La Roche Courbon (7km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (54km)
  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hiers-Brouage (29km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (30km)
  • Forêt de Pons (32km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (35km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (36km)
  • Forêt domaniale de la Coubre (40km)
  • Forêt de Benon (40km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (41km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (43km)
  • Pointe de Grave (44km)
  • Pointe de la Coubre (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de la Palmyre (40km)
  • Zoodyssée (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Crazannes

Canton: Saint-Porchaire

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17350

Distance to Crazannes

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 672 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

Crazannes 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 Crazannes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Geay, Le Mung, Plassay, Port-d'Envaux, Saint-Savinien, Saint-Vaize and Taillebourg.

This page in French: Visiter Crazannes