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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
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


Seaside resort at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Chatelaillon-Plage guide


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


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

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

See Ile-d'Aix guide


Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Fouras guide


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


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


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.


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)

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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