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Dompierre-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dompierre-sur-Mer in Charente-Maritime

Photo is of La Rochelle at 7 km from Dompierre-sur-Mer

Visit Dompierre-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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Dompierre-sur-Mer is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Rochelle at 7 km and La Rochelle aquarium at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dompierre-sur-Mer, 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 Dompierre-sur-Mer in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Rochelle

La Rochelle

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The historic town and monuments and the vibrant harbour area...

See La Rochelle guide
La Rochelle aquarium

La Rochelle aquarium

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The aquarium in La Rochelle features various parts, including a shark tank...

See La Rochelle aquarium guide
La Rochelle harbour

La Rochelle harbour

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour area in La Rochelle is the liveliest part of the...

See La Rochelle harbour guide
La Rochelle Natural History Museum

La Rochelle Natural History Museum

Museum at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The Natural History Museum in La Rochelle contains an...

See La Rochelle Natural History Museum guide
 
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La Rochelle towers

La Rochelle towers

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

These three fortress towers protect the entrance to the harbour in La...

See La Rochelle towers guide
Chatelaillon-Plage

Chatelaillon-Plage

Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south)

The seaside resort of Chatelaillon-Plage has a long sandy beach and a...

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide
Marans

Marans

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

Marans is a small town with a pretty section...

See Marans guide
La Flotte-en-Re

La Flotte-en-Re

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

The village of La Flotte-en-Ré is a pretty village...

See La Flotte-en-Re guide
Ile-d'Aix

Ile-d'Aix

Island at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

Ile d'Aix is a small island, explored on foot...

See Ile-d'Aix guide
Fouras

Fouras

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south)

While the beaches are the main highlight here in Fouras, be...

See Fouras guide
Saint-Martin-de-Re

Saint-Martin-de-Re

at 23 km (direction west)

On the north coast of Ile-de-Ré, the village of Saint-Martin-de-Ré is very...

See Saint-Martin-de-Re guide
La Faute-sur-Mer

La Faute-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

Here at La Faute-sur-Mer you can explore the nature...

See La Faute-sur-Mer guide
Ile de Re

Ile de Re

Island at 26 km (direction west)

The Ile-de-Ré is an island with lots of sandy beaches and some...

See Ile de Re guide
Surgeres

Surgeres

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Surgeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dompierre-sur-Mer

 
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Markets in and near Dompierre-sur-Mer

  • Aytre: market Friday (7km)
  • La Rochelle: market every day (7km)
  • Chatelaillon-Plage: market Tuesday & Friday & (13km)
  • Marans: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Rivedoux Plage: market Monday and Friday (16km)
  • Saintes: market every day except Monday (20km)
  • Courcon: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fouras: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Bois-Plage-en-Re: market every day (24km)
  • La Faute-sur-Mer: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)

Hotels near Dompierre-sur-Mer

More information about Dompierre-sur-Mer, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Dompierre-sur-Mer, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Georges Clemenceau house (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (32km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du phare de Chassiron (29km)
  • Jardins de la Boirie (33km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (41km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (42km)
  • La Roche Courbon (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (22km)
  • Forêt de Benon (22km)
  • Hiers-Brouage (38km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Trojan (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dompierre-sur-Mer is in the west of France at 7 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Dompierre-sur-Mer is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dompierre-sur-Mer

Canton: Rochelle 8e Canton

Arrondissement: Rochelle

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17139

Distance to Dompierre-sur-Mer

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 711 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 715 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 Dompierre-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aytre, Bourgneuf, Clavette, Longeves, Marsilly, Montroy, Perigny, Puilboreau, Saint-Ouen-d'Aunis, Saint-Rogatien, Saint-Xandre, Sainte-Soulle and Villedoux.

This page in French: Visiter Dompierre-sur-Mer

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