Echebrune tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echebrune in Charente-Maritime

Visit Echebrune: highlights and tourist information

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Echebrune is situated in the Charente-Maritime department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 85 kilometres from La Rochelle, the department capital (general information: Echebrune is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pons at 8 km and Jonzac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echebrune, 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 Echebrune 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 Echebrune

Markets in and near Echebrune

  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (8km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (25km)
  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Cozes: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (33km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (34km)
  • Saujon: market every day except Monday and Friday (39km)
  • Meschers-sur-Gironde: market Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)

More information about Echebrune, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Echebrune, France

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

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-Germain (Gimeux) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (21km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (23km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (26km)
  • La Roche Courbon (38km)
  • Logis de Forge (44km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Pons (8km)
  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (17km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (19km)
  • Forêt de Suzac (41km)
  • Pointe de Suzac (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Echebrune

Canton: Pons

Arrondissement: Saintes

Department: Charente-Maritime

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 17800

Distance to Echebrune

from La Rochelle (prefecture): 85 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 645 km

from Bordeaux: 83 km

from Strasbourg: 704 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avy, Biron, Bougneau, Celles, Chadenac, Coulonges, Jarnac-Champagne, Lonzac, Perignac and Saint-Seurin-de-Palenne.

This page in French: Visiter Echebrune